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Heaven to Betsy / Betsy in Spite of Herself by Maud Hart Lovelace
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May 26, 2017

it was amazing
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I don't believe I ever read these books about the period when Betsy and Tacy were in high school when I was a child and so enjoyed the earlier books in the series. These are so much fun to read, to dream about a simpler time in the US through the eyes of a girl growing up at the turn of the 20th century. Pure escapism and joy! I'm completely caught up in the adventures of Betsy and "the Crowd" now, so I have to get the next book(s) on order.
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Reading Progress

May 17, 2017 – Started Reading
May 17, 2017 – Shelved
May 20, 2017 –
page 154
21.88% "I don't think I ever got this far in the Betsy-Tacy series as a child, as they are in high school now. I'm really enjoying these looks at a simpler life in turn-of-the-20th-century Minnesota. A nice break from the crazy, violent, world we live in now. This is how people lived before computers and Smartphones, and we could learn a lot from them."
May 22, 2017 –
page 257
36.51%
May 24, 2017 –
page 354
50.28% "Finished "Heaven to Betsy", now onward to "Betsy In Spite of Herself"."
May 25, 2017 –
page 525
74.57%
May 25, 2017 –
page 525
74.57%
May 26, 2017 – Shelved as: favorites
May 26, 2017 – Finished Reading

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