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A Little Orange in the Big Apple

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

I ABSOULUTLY LOVE THIS BOOK SO SO TRUE LOTS OF FAMILIES ARE GOING THROUGH A HARD TIME BUT THERE IS ALWAYS A LITTLE GOOD STORED UP AN ITS HARD TO MOVE BACK AND FORTH TO STATE TO STATE BUT THIS LITTLE GIRL AND HER FAMILY MANAGED TO MAKE IT

THIS IS A VERY REALISTIC STORY EVEN IF THE CHARACTERS ARE NOT RIGHT FAMILYS DO HAVE TO GO THROUG HARD TIMES EVEN IF THAT MEANS THAT HER PARENTS GET A DIVORCE AND IT NOT HER MOMS FAULT OR THE KIDS THE DAD DECIDES TO CHEAT ON HIS WIFE BUT THIS BOOK IS ABSOULUTLY WONDERF...
THIS IS A VERY REALISTIC STORY EVEN IF THE CHARACTERS ARE NOT RIGHT FAMILYS DO HAVE TO GO THROUG HARD TIMES EVEN IF THAT MEANS THAT HER PARENTS GET A DIVORCE AND IT NOT HER MOMS FAULT OR THE KIDS THE DAD DECIDES TO CHEAT ON HIS WIFE BUT THIS BOOK IS ABSOULUTLY WONDERFUL ITS A FUNNY SOME WGAT TRUE STORY THAT TAKES PLACE IN NEW YORK, AND IN CALIFORNIA, THANK YOU FOR READING THIS I LOVE THIS BOOK THIS BOOK SHOULD NOT BE FREE THATS HOW GOOD IT IS I PLAN ON READING MORE ON THIS AUTHOR TODAY THANK YOU AGAIN FOR READING THIS REPORT



GOD BLESS YOU AND I HOPE THIS BOOK TOUCHES YOU THE WAY IT DID FOR ME

posted by Anonymous on January 25, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Realistic Historical Fiction

This story is about an 8 year old girl who moved with her mom amd brother to NYC to be with their father from California in the 1950s. I called it Realistic Historical Fiction because much of the book is a realistic scenario of what life was like in the 1950's and 1960'...
This story is about an 8 year old girl who moved with her mom amd brother to NYC to be with their father from California in the 1950s. I called it Realistic Historical Fiction because much of the book is a realistic scenario of what life was like in the 1950's and 1960's. I got the impression from the book that it is a semi -autobiographical account of the author's life after reading "About the Author". I selected the book to see if it would be a good read aloud for elementary children that I work with. I didn't realize that the book takes place in the 1950's until I got to the middle of the book although the main characters didn't seem to be from the current era. While there are a few things my students could identify with (divorce, sibling rivalry) I think the story is so realistic to the time period it is set in, that I think my students would be confused by the fact that there are no cell phones to use when people in the family are in different places and the use of the word Negro (once). If the time period was easier to determine at the beginnning of the book, the story might be less confusing for young readers. There were a few typos, a few glitchy pages and a pixilated cover picture. It's an okay book but I felt that the main character never catches a break- kind of "whatever can go wrong will go wrong" for her.

posted by NookloverEC on January 20, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Pleasant

    Pleasant read about a separated family and the struggles the children face upon moving to New York.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2013

    Recommend jmm44

    But why do families have to be separated?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2013

    Threasa's Review

    I thought that this was a very interesting and well written book. The only problem I had were a few words were misswritten as other words. Such as..is, him, her, ect.

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    Posted June 2, 2013

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