WEDNESDAY, September 9th at 7 pm: More from THE PENDERWICKS ON GARDAM STREET
ON GARDAM STREET is a rare treat --- the family
novel that the entire family, from relatively young children to adults, will
enjoy reading aloud together. It is old-fashioned without seeming nostalgic,
optimistic without seeming naive, big-hearted and happy without seeming
saccharine. The Penderwicks are a modern literary family that families can feel
good about inviting into their own homes. And, since this latest novel is but
the second in a projected five-book cycle, readers can anticipate having the
Penderwicks in their lives for many years to come."
~ Norah Piehl, kidsread.com
"Sometimes new people join your family and even when they are lovely it can be tricky to adjust. This book, the second in the best-selling Penderwick series, is about how the four sisters cope when their Dad starts going on dates . . . Batty and Ben are onto the mysterious Bug Man, Rosalind is feeling differently about her friend, Tommy Geiger, and Skye and Jane do each other's homework with exciting results. I love the play that Jane writes! The ending is super happy, Jeffery turns up again and the whole thing makes you want to jump into the air."
~ KayieDoglovesbooks on theguardian.com
Caledonia continues the adventure tonight, live in voice.