Click here to go to Armadillo Book Reviews HomeArmadillo Associates Home





Books etc. / For children 5 and under / For children 5 and up / For children 8 and up / Learning to read / For children 12 and up / Sophisticated readers-Fat books (Deep books for sophisticated but young readers) / For grumps / About educators educating / Technical Books / Gifted Education / Books whose protagonists are gifted, intellectually / All book reviews /
Search our reviews


Gossamer: Reviewed

Author:Lois Lowry
Reading Level (Conceptual):Children 12 and up
Reading Level (Vocabulary):Children 8 and up
Genre:fiction
Year of publication:2006

Delicate story about how the community of ideas and the community of people can cooperate to save a ravaged young life.

A single scene, reiterated a few times, of violent child and wife abuse might be upsetting to sensitive young readers.

As in Rowan of Rin, one sub-plot in Gossamer concerns a character who attempts to contribute to the group effort, realizes that she is not the right person for the job, and requests re-assignment. Others as overwhelmed, take notice! It IS a service to your community if you realize that your contribution would be to retire.



Other reviews: Gossamer
 
About the Armadillo Associates Web Site
Internet Design & Development
Object-oriented software design & implementation
API Design & Evangelism
Efficient high tech project management
Evocative high tech PR
Perceptive Technical Reporting
Coastside Film Society
Books & etc.
School-related issues
Armadillian wanderings
Click here for graphical Home Page
Click here for Flash-y armadillos
Search our site



Rants and reviews table of contents / Into the Woods / Annie Get Your Gun / Learning to Build and Program Robots / Stomp



©2019 Armadillo Associates, Inc.
Comments, questions? Send us email
Click here to go Home