Welcome to Mrs. Brecht's Bookshelf. Here you can read reviews of books that I read personally and books that I enjoy reading to my sons. Read more about our Caldecott journey here and about my decision to read banned/challenged books here. I'll also periodically post fun reading-related activities and ideas. Who knows, I may even start doing some book giveaways if I get enough readers!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Gone With the Wind - Summer 2010 - Genre: Historical

Genre #2 -- Historical
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
read 5/29/2010 - 6/5/2010

I am so torn in regard to this book. I loved, loved, loved it, but was so disillusioned by the ending. I wanted closure! And quite honestly, I wanted a happy ending. I guess there are no happy endings for Scarlett. Regardless of the ending, this was such a great book, and I'm glad I read it. The character development almost reminded me of Dickens' character development (though not quite as impressive). Mitchell did such a great job of making the Civil War-era South come alive to me.

This book was part of my 2010 summer reading program.

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