• Title: The Glass Castle
  • Author: Sharon E. McKay
  • ISBN: 9780143312079
  • Page: 346
  • Format: None
  • The Glass Castle In the wake of the Halifax Explosion of Penny s father must make a decision that will alter all their lives Faced with the difficulty of finding housing for his three motherless daughters and w
    In the wake of the Halifax Explosion of 1917, Penny s father must make a decision that will alter all their lives Faced with the difficulty of finding housing for his three motherless daughters, and worried by the constant threat of disease, Papa reluctantly sends Emily and Maggie to his sister s home in Montreal Penny, however, must go to live with Grandmama in MontrealIn the wake of the Halifax Explosion of 1917, Penny s father must make a decision that will alter all their lives Faced with the difficulty of finding housing for his three motherless daughters, and worried by the constant threat of disease, Papa reluctantly sends Emily and Maggie to his sister s home in Montreal Penny, however, must go to live with Grandmama in Montreal It s a decision that devastates ten year old Penny, for the life she is offered in Montreal is nothing like she imagined It is the life of a princess and Penny is decidedly not a princess

    One Reply to “The Glass Castle”

    1. It is unprecedented for me not to seek volume I first. I discovered this and since it comprises 90 easy pages, I plunged ahead. I enjoyed Sharon E. McKay's 2002 story, wound around history. Chronology will straighten out when I find the other three. Penny, Emily, and Maggie live in Halifax of 1917, with their Irish immigrant Papa. He sends them to relatives, after the real explosion of that harbour. Fictionally, their house was hit by the disaster and Penny apparently saves her little sisters. V [...]

    2. I'm doing horrible this year so yes I am counting a book written for 8 to 12 year olds that has all of 95 pages.

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