Everything you need to understand or teach The Book Shop by Penelope Fitzgerald.
The Bookshop tells the story of the Old House Bookshop, Hardborough, East Anglia.
The Old House was a 500 year old house left derelict for years before widow Florence Green considers investing her inheritance in 1959 to buy it and renovate it into a bookstore for inhabitants of the seaside town.
Change comes slowly to places like Hardborough, and something as ambitious as a woman starting a business sets tongues wagging and minds racing. As...
The Book Shop Lesson Plans contain 101 pages of teaching material, including: