A Perfect Gentle Knight

A Perfect Gentle Knight

eBook - 2011
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It is 1957 and the six children in the Bell family are struggling to cope after their mother's death. Because their father has retreated into his books and his teaching, the older children try to run the family. The eldest, Sebastian, has begun the game of Knights of the Round Table, which at first they all find a comforting escape. But the safety of the game is threatened when Roz, the second eldest, begins to be more interested in junior high school than pretending.
Publisher: Toronto : Puffin Canada, 2011
ISBN: 9780143186311
Characteristics: 1 online resource (204 p.)


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Jun 23, 2016

This was a heart-warming coming-of-age read about coping with grief.

May 05, 2012

The absolute BEST book i've ever read in my entire life. 5 stars, all the way!! I encourage everyone to read it. It'll be worth it!

Jun 05, 2011

Touching story of a family coming to terms with the death of their mother and the distance of their father.

Fatima Almalki
Jun 07, 2010

i love Pearson's writing. I haven't finished this yet although . I highly recommended her other book called "the daring game' .

Jennikasucks Apr 23, 2009

I commend A Perfect Gentle Knight. It is well written, and it keeps the reader wanting for more. You get great emotional connections with the characters. This books makes me want to read more of Pearsons writing.

sk21 Apr 23, 2009

I enjoyed Perfect Gentle Knight because it had an interesting plot. I was able to connect to the book. Kit Pearson is my favourite canadian author.

fishycake06 Apr 16, 2009

this book is sooooooooooooooooo great but there were some odd part's, such as Sebatiens nervous breakdown...but it was fun to read lol

livingitup16 Apr 13, 2009

It was a really nice book and it really taught ppl about how sometimes you need to let things go even though u don't want to.

mapler12 Apr 07, 2009

This was a really good book and has a lot of problems that many family have, and it has a good type of genre and helps family come closer because this book is about family and many struggles with them to.

anoudconda Apr 07, 2009

it was sad and all but i coudnt finish all

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Oct 10, 2012

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sk Apr 05, 2009

"They are savages."
-Cordelia says this to Meredith who describes Juliet and Orly as savages.

sk Apr 05, 2009

"They are savages."
-Cordelia says this to Meredith who describes Juliet and Orly as savages.


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sk Mar 30, 2009

The book is about an eleven year old girl named Cordelia (corrie) who's mother died in a car accident. Corrie has and older brother and sister, 2 younger brothers and a younger sister. She is trying to cope with her mothers death while trying to keep everything under control in the family. A truly touching book, must read.


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