Children of my heart
Set in the prairies in the 1930s, and rich with the author's own memories of her time there as a young woman, this is a powerful story of an impressionable and passionate young teacher and the pupils, from impoverished immigrant families, whose lives she touches.Children of My Heartbears unforgettable testimony to the healing power love exerts on the wounds of loneliness and poverty.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
Beautiful stories. Makes me wish Gabrielle Roy had been my teacher. Although my teachers all worked hard, I can't say that any of them showed the love and concern that Gabrielle Roy did for her teachers. It seems like all the children she taught remained "Children of her Heart". Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lahochstetler - LibraryThing
A novel of a young teacher in the depression-era prairies, Roy tells the stories of children from the desperately poor families of rural Manitoba. The stories are told by the protagonist, a young ... Read full review