WONDROUS REX By Patricia MacLachlan
March 18, 2021
Patricia MacLachlan is a well-known author of timeless books written for young readers. She is the winner of many awards including the Newbery Medal for her book "Sarah, Plain and Tall," a well-known juvenile fiction book about a mail-order-bride and the influence she has on two motherless pioneer children.
"Wondrous Rex" is about a Labrador retriever named Rex and a little seven-year-old girl named Grace. Grace has just learned a new word, "wondrous." Her Aunt Lily, who lives next door to Grace, writes books and is always introducing Lily to new words such as "melancholy," "delirious" and...