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Meet the Austins - Madeleine L'Engle
Meet the Austins
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A revised edition, including one section of the manuscript that was omitted in the original publication. Vicky Austin and her siblings must adjust to the presence of a new member of the household-Maggie Hamilton, who is orphaned when her father is killed in a plane crash. Maggie is at first... show more
A revised edition, including one section of the manuscript that was omitted in the original publication. Vicky Austin and her siblings must adjust to the presence of a new member of the household-Maggie Hamilton, who is orphaned when her father is killed in a plane crash. Maggie is at first petulant and spoiled, but gradually opens her heart to the Austins to become one of the family.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374349295 (0374349290)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Series: Austin Family (#1)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
3.5 Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'Engle
Written in episodic form, this is the introduction to L'Engle's second favorite family, the Austins. Unlike many of her books, this one has no science fiction elements. It is the story of a family of 4 children, 2 dogs, and a bunch of cats, living in a rambling house on a hill in small town New Engl...
Kythe42's Astral Library
Kythe42's Astral Library rated it
3.0 Review of Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'Engle
Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'Engle is an episodic type book about events in the lives of the Austin family. The book starts off with them being informed of the death of a close family friend and then shortly afterward they take in a little girl who was orphaned due to the same accident that kille...
The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it
3.0 Meet the Austins
Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'engle was pretty good. It took me a while to read, because I was busy reading other books, but I liked Meet the Austins. I liked the theme of family in this book. The Austins were a really nice family and they were always there for each other. I thought it was really ...
siobhanparker
siobhanparker rated it
0.0 Meet the Austins: The Austin Family Chronicles, Book 1
A good story, but nothing like her Time Quartet.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
3.0 Meet the Austins
Preachier than the Murry books, by about a mile. There's a passage about Einstein and his religious belief or lack thereof that made me laugh out loud. It was not intended to be funny, I don't think. There's more overt Christianity in this book than I remembered.The Austin parents are idealized and ...
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