“When you’ve lived in a cage, you can’t bear not to run, even if what you’re running towards is an illusion.”
A brave mouse who makes unexpected friends! Fantasy and community building. Hardship and perseverance. Adventure! Rats! Originally published in 1971 and adapted for film in 1982 as The Secret of NIMH. The perfect introduction book to fantasy for middle grade readers! Big thanks to Simon Kids for sending us this gem of a book!