All My Noble Dreams and Then What Happens

nobledreamsThere aren’t many upper middle grade books set in 1920s India. Rosalind, from a British colonist family, loves India and consorts with Ghandi followers, much to her military father’s chagrin. She tries to meld her two worlds: the one where she dances with the Prince of Wales and the other, where she tries to weave her own khadi.

Complete with a large cast of British and Indian characters, Gloria Whelan‘s historical novel shows the struggle Rosalind has when ideals don’t match up.


About aneducationinbooks

sharing my favourite must-read children's books for kids, teachers and parents
This entry was posted in Children's novels, historical, Michigan author/illustrator, social issues and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s