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A Perfect Gentle Knight
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Penguin Canada 2008
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Kit Pearson's most recent and critically acclaimed novel tells the story of the 5 Bell children, each of them coping in various ways in the aftermath of their mother's death. Set in the 1950s and seen through the perspective of the middle child, 11-year-old Corrie, A Perfect Gentle Knight illustrates how a rich fantasy life both helps and hinders children trying to cope with loss, loneliness, and growing up.While elder sister Roz is growing up and out of the desire for fantasy games, eldest brother Sebastian, who fancies himself Sir Lancelot in their Round Table game, continues to need it as much as ever, creating tension in the family and concern for Corrie, who worries that he may have lost his grip on reality.

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Street Date:
09/09/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143186311
ASIN:
B009TMVT8M
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kit Pearson. (2008). A Perfect Gentle Knight. Penguin Canada.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kit Pearson. 2008. A Perfect Gentle Knight. Penguin Canada.

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Kit Pearson, A Perfect Gentle Knight. Penguin Canada, 2008.

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Kit Pearson. A Perfect Gentle Knight. Penguin Canada, 2008.

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