The Door in the Wall
by Marguerite de Angeli
Now that Robin’s legs are useless, he will never serve the king as a knight like his father planned. But Brother Luke says “Thou hast only to follow the wall far enough and there will be a door in it.” Will Robin be a disappointment to his father or can he find his “door”?
Focus: Perseverance; research paper
Grade Level: 6th – 8th
Novel: 121 pages
Critical Thinking: Medium
FOCUS GUIDE: 3 weeks
Barbara’s Notes: I love the message in this story and the admirable characters we meet. What person (child or adult) doesn’t benefit from lessons on perseverance? This guide includes scripture application and step-by-step help for writing essays.