In Julie’s story you come across a mysterious travel chest, a lost fairy tale, an editor with a squirrel and kindred spirits. You travel back in time, go to an extravaganza and meet me, Cordelia Grimm, great, great granddaughter of one of the Brothers Grimm.
Midwest Book Review
First published as a serial story in the newspapers, "Julie & The Lost Fairy Tale" is now compiled into the form of a novel for children and young adults. An original and captivating tale, "Julie & The Lost Fairy Tale" follows the relationship between Julie, her grandmother, and a mysterious travel chest. Highly recommended for community library young adult fiction collections.
"The suspense surrounding Julie's discovery of the fairy tale—found buried in an old travel chest in her Grandmother's attic—takes readers on an eventful and fascinating journey through time." Cora Niver, NIE coordinator for The Times Herald
"I love it. It is unique and fascinating and the students will love it too." Millie Jedrosko, a school teacher in Olean, NY (Mille tied the story of Julie with literacy history, immigration studies and the use of the imagination in fictional writing.)
"The response Erie Times-News In Education received when we published the serial story, Julie & The Lost Fairy Tale on our NIE Extra-Extra! Read All About It! literacy page was phenomenal. The story was an excellent choice to help us reach our goal of bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world. It helped us foster communication with educators, students and their families and the entire community." Anna McCartney Erie Times-News Newspaper in Education and Literacy Projects Coordinator
"We eagerly anticipated the serialized stories. Julie & The Lost Fairy Tale was an especially good read, in addition to a fine vehicle for modeling 'showing writing.' The author's use of descriptive language was outstanding!" Pat Gustafson Elementary Teacher in North East Middle School, Erie, PA
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