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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She perceptively captures the way children think about their world, and anchors these ordinary but quite likable children in a believable ‘s American town. Jerry was pleased with the puppy and headed home. Discussed in the Newbery Club: This was a great book. Meet Ginger Pye, the smartest dog you’ll ever know. I want to try an apple sandwich sliced apples on buttered bread.

I’m not ready for that yet.

On the way home, Jerry and his sister Rachel heard footsteps behind them. Repetitions, chapters about mundane moments, narrations that had nothing to do with the plot…I am glad I had an audiobook, because realizing the book had pages might have ended it…even with it being a Newbery.


Detailed Review Summary of Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

Sam had heard this joke so often he must have been very tired of it. Don’t get me wrong- there are many Newberys that I do like; I just don’t understand how this book got it.

This is a very enjoyable story. Would Gracie-the-cat be jealous if the Pyes got another pet — a dog? Py Eleanor Estes when she was young? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Right now, I have no words for how bad this book is.

I think they might not. Bj read it eleanlr to the girls. Bedridden while recovering, Estes began writing down some of her childhood memories, which would later turn into full-length children’s books.

They then discover the identity of the thief: The Hundred Dresses Paperback. A Dog’s Purpose N First the acquiring of the dog, and then the search for the dog after he disappears. Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan Paperback. It’s a fascinating look at how care of children and pets has changed since the 19 This book is an interesting mix of overly wholesome and unapologetically realistic.

This is a pretty old book, had they not heard of excitement yet when ginnger was written? T We loved this story about a family who loves and respects animals.


It is cute and is not a dull read, but, it may be a bit long for the age of children that it’s a good fit for. The story of how Mr. I will not read more of the series. He made such a mess his family made him eat on the bench behind the kitchen stove Jan 31, Falina rated it it was ok Shelves: Ginger Pye received the Newbery Medal in These are remarkably thoughtful kids and the esres too!

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I had a really difficult time getting into this book. I had heard it was a great book about a beloved puppy that mysteriously goes missing.

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