Young Walter Scott

Young Walter Scott Young Walter Scott is a fictionalized biography of the early life of Walter Scott by Elizabeth Janet Gray set in Edinburgh in the late eighteenth century Illustrated by Kate Seredy it was first publ

  • Title: Young Walter Scott
  • Author: Elizabeth Gray Vining
  • ISBN: 9780670795055
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Young Walter Scott is a fictionalized biography of the early life of Walter Scott by Elizabeth Janet Gray, set in Edinburgh in the late eighteenth century Illustrated by Kate Seredy, it was first published in 1935 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1936.

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    1. It was okay. The main character was kind of lame. Actually, he was a 'lamiter,' a word I had never heard of and which has now disappeared from American dictionaries. It means he had a bad leg and had to limp to walk.Anyway, it is a story of how he worked on being a better version of himself throughout a few years of his youth. He was smart and liked poetry, and he tried to be as physically active as he could as well. Nothing special though. Oh, and he gets married at the end. Seemed sudden and r [...]

    2. I really enjoyed Young Walter Scott. Coming after reading The Pageant of Chinese History where the author would sometimes get a little condescending, I enjoyed just reading about a happy Young Walter Scott and learning the lessons for myself.

    3. Bit slow at times; didn't capture my full attention. Like her stories (Adam of the Road) better than her loose bios (this or Meggy MacIntosh).

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