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The summer of the gypsy moths by Sara Pennypacker

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Published by Balzer + Bray in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Secrets,
  • Loss (Psychology),
  • Death,
  • Fiction,
  • Great aunts

Book details:

About the Edition

A foster child named Angel and twelve-year-old Stella, who are living with Stella"s great-aunt Louise at the Linger Longer Cottage Colony on Cape Cod, secretly assume responsibility for the vacation rentals when Louise unexpectedly dies and the girls are afraid of being returned to the foster care system.

Edition Notes

StatementSara Pennypacker
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P3856 Su 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25018364M
ISBN 109780061964206
LC Control Number2011026095

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  "Julia Fierro's marvelous The Gypsy Moth Summer is a novel to slowly savor, settling in with her characters as you would old friends, cherishing every sentence, every turn of plot. Rarely does one encounter a novel this entertaining, which also speaks to the complicated truths about race and class at the heart of our country's tangled history."/5(59). Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Summer of the Gypsy Moths. By Sara Pennypacker. Grades. , T. Genre. Fiction Eleven-year-old Stella loves living with Great-aunt Louise in her big old house on Cape Cod for many reasons, but mostly because Louise likes.   Publisher Description From Clementine author Sara Pennypacker, this is a poignant middle-grade novel about two foster children who must find a way to work together in order to survive. Eleven-year-old Stella misses her (unreliable) mom, but she loves it at great-aunt Louise’s house.4/5(18). Told from several different points of view, The Gypsy Moth Summer is the story of summer on Avalon Island. From the gorgeously written prologue this book held me hypnotized with superb writing and a cast of characters that are all fascinating in their own way/5.

Sara Pennypacker is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pax; the award-winning Clementine books and its spinoff series, Waylon!; and the acclaimed novel Summer of the Gypsy Moths. She divides her time between Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and Florida. You can visit her online at 4/5(19). It is the summer of and a gypsy moth invasion blankets Avalon Island. Ravenous caterpillars disrupt early summer serenity on Avalon, an islet off the coast of Long Island--dropping onto novels left open on picnic blankets, crawling across the T-shirts of children playing games of tag and capture the flag in the island's leafy woods. Summer of the Gypsy Moths (), a young adult novel by American author Sara Pennypacker, follows two teenage girls—eleven-year-old Stella and twelve-year-old Angel—as they attempt to cover up the death of Stella’s great-aunt Louise in order to avoid foster care.   The Gypsy Moths "The Continuing Story Of Arthur Duffy" - Duration: The Gypsy Moths 25 views. Great Book , views. Heart - Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin.

  SUMMER OF THE GYPSY MOTHS blends the nostalgic feel of a summer beach adventure with a mix of lovable characters, unique plot elements, unexpected events, and an uplifting ending. A few of the premises are a bit of a stretch -- for example, how the girls take care of Louise, and what they're able to do on their own.4/5. Summer of the Gypsy Moths by Sara Pennypacker Eleven-year-old Stella and twelve-year-old Angel are living in foster care with Stella’s. "Julia Fierro's marvelous The Gypsy Moth Summer is a novel to slowly savor, settling in with her characters as you would old friends, cherishing every sentence, every turn of plot. Rarely does one encounter a novel this entertaining, which also speaks to the complicated truths about race and class at the heart of our country's tangled history.".   Julia Fierro 's novel, The Gypsy Moth Summer, is a melancholic family saga. Set on a fictional version of Avalon Island, off the East Coast of North .