Gone-Away LakeBook - 2000
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JoCoLibraryKidPicks Mar 04, 2011
Portia and her cousin Julian discover adventure in a hidden colony of forgotten summer houses on the shores of a swampy lake.
JCLEmilyD Feb 23, 2017
I read this book because it was recommended to me. I so enjoyed it! It was charming and fun! A great summer adventure story. Bonus it was published in 1957!
JCLHannahJaneC Jan 13, 2016
-utterly and completely absorbing. the real world simply disappears after a few pages. - wonderfully imaginative. for instance, dinosaurs probably smell like wet raincoats and bad guys aren't the type to have rosebushes or ducks - the writing is so grand. lots of metaphors, similes and word play.... Read More »
JCLBrownM Jul 02, 2013
My Mother-Daughter Book Club read this for our July 2013 meeting. Mothers and daughters enjoyed the lovely, descriptive language and the tale of a secret place where cousins befriend 2 elderly naturalists. I read and loved this book as a child in the 60's and it is still a great read.
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