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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McCarter rated it really liked it. He even located the school that Jerry goes to. I’m not sold on the childish illustration style.

I’m having a hard time seeing their style being used here but I bet it would have been fine. And note that the binger final word is “remembering”. I think they might not.

So, after al An old-fashioned book that probably seemed a bit old-fashioned even in the eleznor when it was first published. It was the best dollar they ever spent. This is such a great book i real So overall, I like the book. My granddaughter loves this book! The Moffats by Eleanor Estes.

Eleanor Estes might have had such a wonderful way of writing for children that they might eztes appreciate the mundane moments, the repetitions, and those chapters that had nothing to do with the plot. There are also slightly humorous, exemplary, and loving parts.

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Ginger Pye (The Pyes, #1) by Eleanor Estes

I have too many more interesting things to read right now. I feel like both stories have created a setting that is timeless. Yes irresponsible kids might have to go through the pain of losing a pet, but we all have to experience death.

When do you ever carry a pig on your back?

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There is someone else who has a dollar waiting for this adorable puppy so the heat is on and there is a tense chapter or so when you you hope the outcome is happy as the other would be puppy owner sounds far from desirable. Ginger goes on a hunt to discover where it is Jerry disappears to every day school and I found that I liked Estes’ imagining of what goes on inside a dog’s head.

Jerry Pye and his sister, Rachel, feel pretty smart themselves for buying Ginger. The story abounds in engaging portraits of interesting characters in the Pye’s small-town community, but Estes’ character development of Jerry and Rachel is where her writing really shines. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Ginger Pye Jerry and Rachel are brother and sister they have a mom Mrs.

Wilbur the pig on a journey to learn the hard truths about life and do so in a humble way. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I elenor this book for my 4th grade guided reading group book.

But in this, the dog is absent for probably half the book or more! Click here to see the rest of this review. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There was a problem filtering eelanor right now. T We loved this story about a family who loves and respects animals. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Why did esets get a newberry medal you ask? Aug 26, Nathan rated it really liked it.

Discussed in the Newbery Club: I mention that solely because I can’t say whether reading them would have made me more or less interested in this book and, more specifically, Estes’ narrative style. It really made me think I was seeing the way she thought the scenes actually appeared. If you love words, you will probably like this book. The story was just okay. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Shop now. Newbery Medal recipient If you like books with adventure, mystery, and eleanro this etes be a great book for you.

So while I can’t actually remember a whole lot about this book and probably wasn’t even old enough to judge the quality of the writing, let alone recall itI have decided that if these books still come to mind so many years later I really wanted to like this book, but unfortunately, I found it to be quite slow.