The Penderwicks


This is a wholesome, well-written summer adventure story set in the Berkshire Mountains. It’s about 4 sisters with very different personalities. This would have been great as a read out loud book for an even younger audience, except for one thing: The mom in the story is dead, having passed away after the birth of the youngest girl. If your children can handle this, then it’s worth getting. There are several sequels to the first book that equally satisfying.

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The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

Samantha K
Samantha (or Sam, as her close friends call her) is too modest to tell you this, but she’s a major brainiac. Trained as an engineer, she went on to become a corporate lawyer in New York City. But alas, she fell in love with her baby daughter and left the rat race to become a...
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