Ten year-old Robin is growing up in England in the 14th century. Just when he is to go and live with his godfather, Robin becomes ill and loses the use of his legs. A kindly friar, Brother Luke, cares for him and assures Robin that there is always a door in the wall when adversity strikes. Novel by Marguerite De Angeli. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key.