Granny Was a Buffer Girl
A distinctly British novel involves Jess being told family stories from two earlier... read more
A distinctly British novel involves Jess being told family stories from two earlier generations before she leaves for college. Class distinctions based on education and/or economics; long ago romance; past tragedy; and time-resolved differences extend a wholeness to Jess for her future beyond the childhood she's leaving. Expertly drawn characters and snappy dialogue raise the events above melodrama. (Ages 14-16)
© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1988
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