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Getting Back to Normal #2020

Getting Back to Normal Sixth grader Vannie Taylor s mom has just died Her father completely lost without his wife brings Vannie and her younger brother to live in a dismal cottage on the estate where he manages craft fair

  • Title: Getting Back to Normal
  • Author: Marilyn Levinson
  • ISBN: 9781611875683
  • Page: 338
  • Format: ebook
  • Getting Back to Normal By Marilyn Levinson, Sixth grader Vannie Taylor s mom has just died Her father, completely lost without his wife, brings Vannie and her younger brother to live in a dismal cottage on the estate where he manages craft fairs, dinners, and other events When strange events start happening around the estate, Vannie decides to investigate, and soon discovers a ghost who wants her to help him makeSixth grader Vannie Taylor s mom has just died Her father, completely lost without his wife, brings Vannie and her younger brother to live in a dismal cottage on the estate where he manages craft fairs, dinners, and other events When strange events start happening around the estate, Vannie decides to investigate, and soon discovers a ghost who wants her to help him make amends for something in his past Vannie s life is starting to get back to normal, but in a way she s never imagined.Recommended for grades 6 8.

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    1. Eleven year old Vanessa Vannie has lost her mother and is left with her inattentive father and younger brother, Robby, for company Anxious to move away, Vannie s father rents out the house they have been so happy living in as a family, and they move to a cottage on the estate where he works as the Director He is so busy planning events and running the estate, Vannie and Robby are or less left to their own resources Despite the lack of food, Dad, who needs as much looking after as the children d [...]

    2. In movies, casting makes or breaks the film The same can be said for books.The author has a great cast in Getting Back To Normal.Vannie s almost twelve when her father uproots the family and moves them into a dumpy old cottage on the grounds of Merry Mount Gardens, the estate he works for.She s not happy with the move and neither is her little brother Robby He s obsessed with a stray cat he s been feeding, Theodore, and worries if the new people living in their old house will take care of him.Va [...]

    3. 4 STARSThis deals with grief of losing a parent also has a ghost in it at Halloween time It starts right off getting into the story Vannie, her brother Robby and father Roger are moving from their nice house into a dark cottage where were father works on the Greystone Gardens and manager Vannie s father has a hard time with his wife gone He is used to her being a support to him when he gets stressed and needs to be calmed down and reassured He has a hard time remembering what he needs to do for [...]

    4. GETTING BACK TO NORMAL is a charming story about an 12 year old girl dealing with loss, changes and a ghost.Vanessa Vannie Taylor is dealing with the loss of her mother as she cares for her younger brother, Robby Dealing with his own grief, Vannie s father moves his family out of their home and into a tiny cottage on the estate where he is the director of Merrymount Gardens The move is made a bit easier by her Aunt Mayda, who really isn t an aunt but her late mother s best friend Mayda owns Merr [...]

    5. This is a wonderful book for the younger crowd When I was in grade school I read Apple books by Betty Ren Wright and I instantly felt like I was reading one of her books as I dove into this one.Marilyn has a fantastic set of characters with Vannie her brother Robby , her dad, her aunt Mayda and her friend Tammy as well as Theodore the cat and Archie the ghost.The story is told through Vannie s eyes and she really is the picture of the typical 6th grade girl She s almost grown up, but not quite a [...]

    6. A heartwarming story a girl adjusting to life after her mother s death, and a ghost making amends before going to his final resting place.

    7. great story told from the viewpoint of a child I thought it was well written and the voice did feel like it was a child telling the story

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