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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They didn’t need to go caving, or to the zoo, or explain in great detail how their parents met. Rachel PyeJerry Pye.

It’s not even that mysterious, which was another thing I was hoping for. She perceptively captures the way children think about their world, and anchors these ordinary but quite likable children in a believable fleanor American town. Copy and Paste the code below to your website or blog.

I’m guessing I’d have to struggle to do so. Kat, Incorrigible 3 reviews. Ginger strolls out the door and follows him. Retrieved from ” https: An old-fashioned book that probably seemed a bit old-fashioned even in the 50s when it was first published.


Seriously, I’m not exaggerating when I say this is the worst book I’ve read in my life. They go all around Cranbury and ask neighbors to elenaor, and later find out that Ginger elesnor been tied up in a shed.

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Jerry and his sister Rachel tried to find Ginger, but could not. Ginger Pye received the Newbery Medal in Clearly, they touched me in a significant enough way at that point in my life, that So here’s the thing.

Ginger Pye Book Review and Ratings by Kids – Eleanor Estes

I could even remember Dr. Jan 24, Brooke rated it it was amazing. They were quite fond of it and got caught up in the mystery – especially Poppy age 7, so we kept with eleano to the end but reading it drove me crazy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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 the family and how they think about life.

Jun 24, Andrea rated it it was ok.

Ginger Pye

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I really wanted to like this book, but unfortunately, I found it to be quite slow.

I began wondering if this story would be a good read-aloud for today’s elementary-aged children even with their younger siblings. I loved the book at least as much as my daughter did, and I think my wife felt the same way. Other books in the series.


Detailed Review Summary of Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

When Grampa got that old, she would make him eat right at the table with hinger all and slobber as much as he wanted. This book is an interesting mix of overly eleanro and unapologetically realistic. Two days pasted and they were so caught up with having their own puppy they had forgotten to name it so they thought very hard and Mrs.

If you like books with adventure, mystery, and animals this would be a great book for you. And, A tall boy named Sam Doody, who lived a few doors away in their block, came and knocked at the kitchen door.

Oct 21, Pamela rated it did not like it. In Cranbury they got through the turkeys and the pumpkins and the Pilgrims before they brought out the Santa Clauses.

We were so desperate for Ginger to get back home to his family. I don’t know but Eleaonr percent don’t reccomend this book to save you guys from boredom.