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Top 100 Children’s Novels #42: Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright

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#42 Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright (1957) 47 points What child has not wanted to discover a lost place and create a special hidden retreat known only to herself and maybe a few friends? That’s what we read about here: cousins finding an abandoned summer colony of houses, with two older characters that have retreated [...]

Top 100 Children’s Novels #75: The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright

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#75 The Saturdays by Elizabeth Enright (1941) 27 points This book and its sequels are some of my favorite books of all time. The characters are well defined and the stories feel fresh and immediate. – Laurie Zaepfel #51 on the last poll and #75 today.  By now you’ve probably noticed that most of the [...]

Top 100 Children’s Novels: #80: The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright

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#80 The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright (1942) 25 points Seems fairly funny that not only would The Saturdays make it onto this list but its sequel to boot! The plot from Wikipedia reads, “During the height of World War II, the Melendy family find themselves moving out of New York City and into the [...]