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A Plague of Unicorns

A Plague of Unicorns

By Jane Yolen
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.03 Stars

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On 4/9 CherryBlossomMJ wrote: Jane Yolen is one of those picture books authors that stands out to me as always having an interest concept and displays it in an almost poetic tone. Apparently it is not news that she also writes chapter books, but I didn't realize that until I got my hands on a review copy of A Plague of Unicorns through ... A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen

CherryBlossomMJ's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/28 Melissa Williamson wrote: I remember getting the list of books I would read for my adolescent literature class in college and anxiously perusing the list of authors. I recognized most of the names, but Jane Yolen was one I had never read. After the one required book by Yolen I was soon checking out one after the other from the ... A Plague of Unicorns: A BookLook Blogger Review

Melissa's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/26 Christephi wrote: When you come across a book titled A Plague of Unicorns, it kind of makes you pause and wonder what on earth that could be about! In that first autumn of Aelian's rule, when the golden apples were at their ripest, the battle lines were drawn--monks against unicorns. It was never a fair fight. ... {Book} Review: A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen

Christephi's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/14 Jennie Nelson wrote: A Plague of Unicorns is a simple chapter book by Jane Yolen.  It tells the story of a young man with too many questions that is sent to Cranford Abbey to learn and mature.Unfortunately, the Abbey is struggling against marauding unicorns that come to steal the special apples from the orchard.  Will ... Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns

Jennie 's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/12 britkirk wrote: Young James, an earl’s son, is a bit bothersome and always asking the oddest questions. In despair—the last of James’ tutors having quit—his mother sends him off to be educated at Cranford Abbey. She feels the strict regimen will do him a world of good. But Cranford Abbey has its own problems. ... Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns

britkirk's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/12 Ashlee W wrote: A short and sweet read that my almost-8-year-old son really enjoyed. The story itself was a very good one, although I’ll admit it didn’t live up to its potential in many ways. Though Jane Yolen is considered a living classic, more or less, I found this book didn’t live up to her normal standards. ... Not up to Yolen's normal standards

Ashlee's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/9 sallycat04 wrote: A plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen is a fun youth novel about young boy James who is full of questions and wonder.  In the orchard of a abbey where the golden apples grow, the unicorns gather every season to eat the special golden apples not letting the monks get more than a few that stay on the ... Book Review: The Plague of Unicorns

sallycat04's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/24 Sowing Dandelion Seeds wrote: "A Plague of Unicorns" by Jane Yolen, is a fantasy set in a medieval monastery. James, the inquisitive son of an earl, is sent to be educated at Cranford Abbey. Unfortunately, the abbey is falling apart. Abbot Aelian could save the abbey with his family's secret recipe for golden apple cider -- if ... A Plague of Unicorns

Sowing Dandelion Seeds' Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/19 Heather @ Beyond the Aisle wrote: As my students know, fantasy and science fiction are my favorite genres – the weirder, the better! When I was a teenager, Jane Yolen became one of my favorite fantasy authors – I particularly loved her fairytale retellings and stories about dragons. I remember having to take a break between reading ... Classroom Library Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen

Heather @ Beyond the Aisle's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/18 Literarytimeout wrote: My eight year old son really enjoyed this novel, and would look forward to me reading a chapter or two every night (most of the chapters are super short). Maybe it's because kids have more imagination than I do, but I was really hoping there would be...more to the story. I loved the premise. I loved ... Book Review: A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen

Literarytimeout's Rating:

3 Stars