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The Saturdays - Elizabeth Enright
The Saturdays
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805070606 (0805070605)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Pages no: 177
Edition language: English
Series: The Melendy Family (#1)
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Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
3.5 The value of the dollar was VERY different in the 1940s
The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright was one of the titles mentioned in the Excellent Books for Early and Eager Readers that I reviewed not too long ago and one of the first from my holds list that I picked up to read. Firstly, even though this book was written in the 1940s it's still very readable fo...
Shelly's Book Journal
Shelly's Book Journal rated it
5.0 The Saturdays
Written in the 1940, this is the first book in the Melendy series. The 4 Melendy children form a club - they pool their allowance and one of them takes it to the city (NY City) to do whatever they want. It's a whole $1.60....so what will they do.I love that we get a peek at life in the 40s for fam...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
5.0 The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet)
6/11 Re-read. I don't know if I think this book is practically perfect because I know it by heart, because I love each and every one of the characters, or because the writing is stellar. Maybe all of those things. Enright was a genius, and it makes me sad when people have never heard of her.This tim...
Kiwiria
Kiwiria rated it
I had this recommended to me because I loved the Gone-Away Lake books so much. I'm glad, because The Saturdays is an adorable tale, that I'd be glad to read to my kids some day. I didn't find it quite as charming as Gone Away Lake, as I felt it lacked some of the magic of that series, although I wou...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
5.0
The Saturdays is one of those books that I read over and over again when I was younger. Like Swallows and Amazons, it had a family doing adventurous things that I would never have the chance to, partly because of the accidents of location. (Believe me, I tried to make up for it–remind me to tell you...
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