The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

May-2011



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When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off to Maine with Aunt Claire for the rest of the Penderwick girls, as well as their old friend, Jeffrey.

That leaves Skye as OAP (oldest available Penderwick) -- a terrifying notion for all, but for Skye especially. Things look good as they settle into their cozy cottage, with a rocky shore, enthusiastic seagulls, a just-right corner store, and a charming next-door neighbor. But can Skye hold it together long enough to figure out Rosalind's directions about not letting Batty explode? Will Jane's Love Survey come to a tragic conclusion after she meets the alluring Dominic? Is Batty -- contrary to all accepted wisdom -- the only Penderwick capable of carrying a tune? And will Jeffrey be able to keep peace between the girls . . . these girls who are his second, and most heartfelt, family?

It's a rollicking ride as the Penderwicks continue their unforgettable adventures in a story filled with laughs and joyful tears!

Date May-2011
ISBN13 9780375851353
Publisher Yearling
Formats Print / eBook / Audio
Pages 295
Age Level Kids (12 & Under), Kids: Middle Grade (08-12)
Time Period Contemporary
Genre General Fiction
Awards 2011 Publishers Weekly -- Starred Review (*), 2011 New England Book Award -- Children's (Winner), 2011 Booklist -- Starred Review (*), 2012 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Audiobook (Recommended), 2012 Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens -- Seven to Ten (Recommended), 2013 Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award -- Grades 4-6 (Nominee)