The Penderwick Sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure they get isnt quite what they had in mind. Mr. Penderwicks sister has decided its time for him to start datingand the girls know that can only mean one thing: disaster. Enter the Save-Daddy Plana plot so brilliant, so bold, so funny, that only the Penderwick girls could have come up with it. Its high jinks, big laughs, and loads of family warmth as the Penderwicks triumphantly return.
"This is a book to cherish and to hold close like a warm, cuddly blanket that you draw around yourself to keep out the cold. Grades 4-8." - School Library Journal.
"The rest of the story is a pleasant ramble of a read, replete with well-intentioned scheming, adolescent crushes, horrible homework disasters, soccer, secrets, school dances and lots and lots of literary allusion.... " - Kirkus Reviews.
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Rated of 5
This book is amazing and maybe there should be a movie about the Penderwicks too !!!
I grew up in the suburbs west of Philadelphia, where I attended wonderful public schools. I had lots of great teachers, but my favorites were: Mrs. Corkhill, sixth grade, who encouraged my intellectual curiosity; Mr. Tremonte, eighth grade algebra, who taught me to love and respect math (Skye would have adored him!); and Miss Basehore, second and fourth year Latin, to whom I (and Mr. Penderwick) will be forever grateful.
Although I first decided to become a writer when I was ten years old, it took me until I was forty-one to get started. In the years in between, I had many strange jobs to support myself, and also worked hard as a photographer, the kind that makes art. Some of my photographs are included in the permanent collections of museums, including the Smithsonian and the ...
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