The Circle of Gold

Author: Candy D. Boyd
Reviewer's Age: Grade 10

The book The Circle of Gold is a book that everyone can enjoy. This book demonstrates the struggle of a single mother with twins and the ability for a family to stick together. In the book, the father of the twins just died so the mother was left to care for her son and daughter by herself. Fortunately, she has very responsible kids. When Maggie and her brother come home from school, they clean the house, complete homework, and they prepare a meal before their mother gets home from work. Mother's Day is coming and as a token of love and appreciation, Maggie decides she wants to purchase a gold pin that she saw. Unfortunately, she does not have the money to purchase the pin. Read this book to find out the measures that Maggie takes to buy this piece of jewelry.