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Summer Party (Cobble Street Cousins #5)

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"Tess will sing a songLily will read a poem.

And Rosie will write fortunes."

What's the big event? The cousins' parents are coming home, and it looks like the girls have to leave Cobble Street. Everyone is sad, but Aunt Lucy says to focus on the future. So the cousins arrange a summer party with Japanese lanterns, entertainment, and fortunes...

The cousins get a sneak preview
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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (first published 2001)
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Caroline Herfindahl
Nov 16, 2015 Caroline Herfindahl rated it really liked it
All good things must come to an end and that is just what is happening for the Cobble Street cousins and their time together at Aunt Lucy's. But change, even though it is emotional and difficult, doesn't have to be all sad if we have hope and look to the future. That is just what they do - turn the sadness of endings into a celebration of new beginnings. A good lesson/ reminder for young and old alike :)
Dolly
Aug 31, 2010 Dolly rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is a sweet tale of three cousins who live together with their aunt. It's the first book we've read in this series, but I have a feeling that it's one of the last books in the series because they are celebrating their parents' return from being on tour and sad because they will miss living all together. Our girls really enjoyed this story and we will read more of the books from this series as we come across them in our local library.
Yumi Learner
Feb 06, 2012 Yumi Learner rated it it was amazing
I finished reading the fifth book of the series. Actually, I have the Japanese translation version. So, I have read the version two years ago before I read it in English. I found the book series accidentally on Amazon.com. I prefer reading the series in English than reading them in Japanese. English version let me expand my imaginations more.

I also can't wait to read Aunt Lucy's wedding party. I definitely think after I finish all the series, I will miss the three cousins in the books!
Janet
Apr 27, 2013 Janet rated it liked it
Shelves: read2013-picbk
A brief sweet story about three cousins who have been living with Aunt Lucy and now with their parents returning they will be going home. They will celebrate the end of living together for a year with a sumer party. This is a joyful story and depicts the joyous happenings that can be shared with cousins.
Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson
Oct 05, 2013 Suzanne Elizabeth Anderson rated it it was amazing
A very sweet and gentle story. I'm going to read the others in the series.
Melissa Posten
Apr 12, 2012 Melissa Posten rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012-books-read
One of the sweetest chapter book series ever. My mom's been reading them to Molly, but I got to read her this one.
Relyn
Sep 02, 2012 Relyn rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: girly-girl early readers
Recommended to Relyn by: I love Cynthia Rylant.
Shelves: 2012-reread
This just might be my favorite early reader series.
Shalee
I used to love these books. They're great for young readers.
Sassy
Apr 30, 2013 Sassy rated it liked it
3.5 stars. Not riveting, but sweet and simple and good for a lazy afternoon.
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Dec 07, 2008 Amanda added it
Recommends it for: beginning readers, probably girls
Endearing and has a plot, unlike most books for beginning readers!
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An author of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for children and young adults as well as an author and author/illustrator of picture books for children, Cynthia Rylant is recognized as a gifted writer who has contributed memorably to several genres of juvenile literature. A prolific author who often bases her works on her own background, especially on her childhood in the West Virginia mountains, she ...more
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Cobble Street Cousins (6 books)
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  • A Little Shopping (Cobble Street Cousins, #2)
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