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Betsy~Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
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it was amazing
bookshelves: read-as-a-child, turn-of-the-century, juvenile, favorite-heroines, series, inspired-by-true-story, girls-who-write
Recommended to Audrey by: a friend of my mom's when I was very young. Forever grateful!
Read 2 times. Last read October 13, 2011 to October 14, 2011.

A delightful book that celebrates the innocence and imagination of childhood. This book is written for a very young audience and makes a perfect read-aloud. When I was little, all I wanted was a friend like Tacy. :) I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: growing up is okay, but nothing compares to the magic of childhood—when simple things can become most adventurous and exciting. This book is the first in a series of ten books about Betsy (plus two books about other characters in which she is mentioned). The reading level and plots DO increase as the books progress and the characters mature. So don’t give up on the series if you are an older reader and find this one boring. (Though I still think it is charming!) This is a series that no childhood should be without.
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Maud Hart Lovelace
“This was Betsy and Tacy's private corner. Betsy's mother was a great believer in people having private corners, and the piano box was plainly meant to belong to Betsy and Tacy, for it fitted them so snugly.”
Maud Hart Lovelace, Betsy-Tacy


Reading Progress

Finished Reading
May 13, 2011 – Shelved
August 7, 2011 – Shelved as: read-as-a-child
October 13, 2011 – Started Reading
October 13, 2011 – Shelved as: turn-of-the-century
October 14, 2011 – Finished Reading
August 11, 2012 – Shelved as: juvenile
August 11, 2012 – Shelved as: favorite-heroines
August 19, 2012 – Shelved as: series
August 19, 2012 – Shelved as: inspired-by-true-story
September 3, 2012 – Shelved as: girls-who-write

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