Thursday, December 18, 2008

A Curse Dark as Gold - book review

A Curse Dark as Gold by Elizabeth C. Bunce (Scholastic)
A re-telling of the Rumpelstiltskin tale. In this, Charlotte Miller finds a way to save the mill by bargaining to make straw into gold. The villagers, who depend on the mill for their livelihood find they may not only lose the mill but their own lives. Filled with suspense and mystery this is an exciting adventure for readers 10 and up.