Meet the All-of-a-Kind Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century.Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in... show more
Meet the All-of-a-Kind Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century.Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in Papa's shop on rainy days. The girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises.But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publish date: August 23rd 2005
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, New York
Series: All-of-a-Kind Family (#1)
I've read this book when I was young and I can still distinctly remember its story. I have loved it when I was little up to now. I have often thought that this is a perfect reflection of my family, with its problems and the love for each other. I always read this until the book came apart from all t...
This wasn't as bad as Downtown but it wasn't very good, either. The illustrations were terrible. Seriously bad. The story is not fresh, the plot line is predictable. It's more or less phoned in. Interesting how the bad books in this series are accompanied by the bad illustrations. Or what look to me...
Chalk up another crushing disappointment to re-reading an old favorite. I'm certainly still fond of the characters, but this book feels awkward. The dialogue is stilted, the plot clunky, and the illustrations just stink. There's certainly a place for Beth and Joe Krush, I love their work in several ...
First re-read of this book in years uncountable. This is the book from which I first learned about the Jewish faith. As a little heathen child, I'd been dragged to various Christian churches by friends and cousins, and I knew (I thought) all about that religion which was boring, boring, boring. But ...
by Sidney TaylorI really love this family. It's one of those where I can believe that the girls would really both bicker and love each other as they do. And actually, there's not a lot of bickering. I think my favorite has always been Ella, just because she's the oldest and so am I (I tend to rea...
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