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Luvvy and the Girls (Half Sisters #2)

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Twelve-year-old Luvvy is delighted that she is at last old enough to accompany her older half sisters to boarding school. Sequel to The Half Sisters.
Library Binding, 159 pages
Published April 1st 1971 by Harpercollins (first published 1971)
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This starts where the first book left off. It details Luvvy's adjustment to boarding at Frederick Academy of the Visitation (which is still around, but no longer a boarding school and no longer run by nuns). I liked this book a lot more than the first one. Luvvy (short for Luvena) seemed much more likeable and relatable. I especially enjoyed the attention given to her love of writing and making up stories. I even thought the illustrations were better in this book (even though they are by the sa ...more
Jan 01, 2009 Linda rated it it was amazing
So far, I have been reading a lot of children's books this summer. When I was growing up, I read many of Natalie Savage Carlson's charming and engaging books. Luvvy and the Girls was one of my favorites. I borrowed it quite a few times from the Scranton Library in Madison. Now I have my own copy, so I can re-read it whenever I want!
Jun 12, 2014 Jane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this book so many times as a child, that when I finally visited Maryland a couple of years ago, lines from the story popped into my head. I still love this, the second story about Luvena Savage, following her first year in a convent school.
June Schwarz
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I loved this book, but it was too short.
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
I know I read this back in the mid-90's but I don't remember anything else about it except that I really liked it.
Shelby | Double Up Books
My absolute favorite book as a middle-schooler.
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Feb 12, 2016 Sharon Buxton rated it liked it
B. children's, early 1900s, mom's stash, discard
a sequel to The Half Sisters
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Natalie Savage Carlson was born on October 3, 1906, in Kernstown, Virginia. After she married, she moved around a great deal as the wife of a Navy officer, living for many years in Paris, France.

Her first story was published in the Baltimore Sunday Sun when she was eight years old.

Her first book, The Talking Cat and Other Stories of French Canada (where her mother was born), was published in 1952.
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