Review: THE EVER-AFTER BIRD by Ann Rinaldi

Diary of an Eccentric reviewed The Ever-After Bird by Ann Rinaldi for the U.S. Civil War Reading Challenge 2011.  Here’s an excerpt:

I read The Ever-After Bird in just a couple of hours, and it blew me away.  Rinaldi based this book on Dr. Alexander Ross, a Canadian physician and renowned ornithologist who sketched birds on the Southern plantations and also was involved in the Underground Railroad.  Because little is known about Ross, much of The Ever-After Bird is fiction, but her version of the doctor is both charming and captivating.

Read the full review.

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