Gayle’s Gable

It was his birthday present—“á small white metal cupboard with a mirror in the door, the kind you see over the basin in old-fashioned bathrooms.” In Lynne Reid Banks’s Indian in the Cupboard, Omri discovers that while his new birthday gift may look ordinary, it holds extraordinary power. The cupboard brings his plastic toys, cowboys, army men, and an Indian, to life. Omri learns that each life has value and the responsibilities that one person has to another.