By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
Lexile level 920
Laura Marx Fitzgerald combines the mystery and intrigue of nineteenth century Jane Eyre, with the excitement of the twentieth century’s Roaring Twenties and the twenty-first century’s a women-can-do-anything perspective to create a riveting read for upper elementary and middle school readers. To top it off, the heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston coupled with the choices Isabella Stewart Gardner made throughout her life inspired The Gallery. So after finishing the book, readers will tour the museum with new eyes.
Weekly Wall Recommendations
For the 2018-2019 school year, students will be choosing books to display on our classroom recommendation wall. The wall is a lending library. It showcases the various literature choices in the classroom, celebrates students' voices and choices, facilitates getting to know each other through our literature choices, and facilitates communication with the global learning community.