Publish date: 2002
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Pages no: 177
Edition language: English
Series: The Melendy Family (#1)
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...
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...
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...
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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