Edition language: English
Series: Betsy-Tacy (#1)
Between Laura Ingalls Wilder and Maud Hart Lovelace, the Upper Midwest in the 1930s and 40s did more than it's share in writing really good stories for children. Apparently, Lovelace has such a loyal following that a Betsy-Tacy convention has been held in Lovelace's home town and the series' setting...
I picked up 8 of the 10 of this series at the thrift store, and thought I would Pre-read it before sharing it with my daughter some day.Being raised in Wisconsin, I loved the poem about Milwaukee, and them imaging that it was an exciting and exotic place!
9/2012 Six stars. Ninety-six stars. Down Town is my favorite of the first four books and ranks near my favorites in the series entire. I'm prissy about my copy, which is, in fact titled Down Town. None of this namby-pamby Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown stuff. Nope, just Down Town, because like Winona, I...
9/2012 Stet12/2007 Re-reading this book hardly counts as reading, since I know it like the back of my hand. The entire series is so well-written and just plain fun that revisiting it is a treat. Lovelace's essential voice is unchanged throughout the series, yet she writes in a tone designed to engag...
I remember reading one of the Betsy-Tacy books when I was young. I always wanted to read the rest of the series. This is a good book for a little girl. It's so sweet and innocent. I enjoyed it very much. It's the story of how Betsy and Tacy first met and became friends.