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Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
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Nov 12, 08

bookshelves: young-adult, fiction, classic, juvenile, owned-paper, frequently-re-read, favorites
Recommended to Cathy by: my mother
Read in November, 2008, read count: 10

A perfect book. I just re-read the entire series in honor of my Mom. I love the way they grow in complexity with the kids. The first four books are intended for early readers or read-alongs, ages 5-6, 8-9, 10 and 12. The following 6 books follow Betsy and The Crowd through high school and beyond. (I won't subject you to a review of each of the 10 books.) These characters are among the most vivid and wonderful that I've ever read. The fact that the stories took place 100 years ago does not take away at all from my sense of identification with the kids. Their adventures and coming of age stories are so universal that they are as beloved today as when first published.
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