Circle of Giving
published in 1984


Appropriate age:
Older Kid (age 8-11)
Reading level:
Grade 5
Genre: Fiction
Subjects: Moving, Friendship, War, Values


When twelve-year-old Marguerite moves to Los Angeles in the late 1920s, she suddenly becomes shy, withdrawn, and ill at ease with other children until a girl with cerebral palsy moves in across the street.