The Door in the Wall Author:Marguerite de Angeli Ever since he can remember, Robin, son of Sir John de Bureford, has been told what is expected of him as the son of a nobleman. He must learn the ways of knighthood. But Robin's destiny is changed in one stroke: He falls ill and loses the use of his legs. Fearing a plague, his servants abandon him and Robin is left alone. A monk named Brothe... more »r Luke rescues Robin and takes him to the hospice of St. Mark's where he is taught wood carving and-much harder- patience and strength..."