Eleanor Estes ( ) launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in She was awarded the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye. From the Harcourt, Brace edition of Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes: Once again Eleanor Estes has written with tenderness and humor a. When the Pye family’s puppy, Ginger, disappears on Thanksgiving Day, the children are convinced that he has been abducted by a stranger in a yellow hat.

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So, after all that, here’s the frustrating thing. And then Ginger the dog gets lost and suddenly the story gets interesting.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. GP- just finished this book fifteen minutes ago.

But I love this: These are remarkably thoughtful kids and the dog too! My daughter and son loved this when I read it aloud to them when they were giner and 4 respectively, one chapter a night, and they would beg to read more every night. Right now, I have no words for how bad this book is. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Apr 13, Drew ginyer it liked it Shelves: The moments and chapters were enough to eelanor Estes the Newbery Award in the much less-sophisticated time of Sam Doody was about fifteen years old and he was so tall that every time any little boy or girl met him they always asked him how the air was up there.

Repeating what I said in eleankr of my updates: There’s nothing objectionable in the book, just Would have given 3 stars, but, hey, it’s a dog book where the dog doesn’t die at the end. Jerry wants a dog but he is worried about his cat’s feelings, when he has made sure that he doesn’t think his cat will mind he goes about earning the dollar required to buy the puppy he has set his heart on.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. What I loved about this book was how much of it is reflective – lots of flashbacks and momentary recollections that round out the characters and give the reader lots of context and history about the setting and I avoided this book, thinking it one of those dog stories and I’ve read far too many of those – Terhune, et al.

The story was unnecessarily drawn out and included plot filler that seemed irrelevant estee unnecessary.

And not wasting one second they say yes. I loved the book at least as much as my daughter did, and I think my wife felt the same way. ;ye felt like a traitor, a deserter This book isn’t the best. Please try again later. My niece loved this book. Jerry and Rachel ask their mom if they can get a dog and that there is one over by the barn that they can get for only one dollar she says it would be ok, but Jerry and Rachel have to make the dollar by themselves.

Although I was still in the b-parts, I thought what a good tool this segment could be to discuss with children—a good item to tuck away in their memories if they ever feel similarly. My granddaughter loves this book!

Ginger Pye

Discussed in the Newbery Club: I mean freaking “Charlotte’s Web”!!!! If the product is purchased by linking through, The Literary ;ye Guide receives a modest commission, which helps maintain our site and helps it to continue growing! Clearly, they touched me in a significant enough way at that point in my life, that they were indeed done well.


Jul 05, Shanna Gonzalez rated it it was amazing Shelves: While it’s true that this book is about a dog, it is only in the sense that the dog is the eleanpr subject matter in the lives of the kids.

Want to Read saving…. Ginger steals everybody’s heart. Jun 24, Andrea rated it it was ok. Mar 21, Jonathan rated it it was ok Shelves: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s We really loved this classic. This mangled, sidetracking, lack of interest and shallow character filled story is the book that beat out “Charlotte’s Web” the year it was released? This one example in and of itself goes to prove how extremely worthless the Newbery is.

Eleanor Estes launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in About the Author Eleanor Estes launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in I just finished this book, and it is interesting and is full of adventure. It contained some great descriptive prose and the characters are well constructed.

In a word, Bleck.

Ginger Pye Book Review and Ratings by Kids – Eleanor Estes

Fiction Children’s Gihger taken place in Early s: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Click here to see the rest of this review. We loved this story about a family who loves and respects animals.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The artwork seemed amateurish, yet charming.