Eleanor Estes ( ) launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in She was awarded the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye. From the Harcourt, Brace edition of Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes: Once again Eleanor Estes has written with tenderness and humor a. When the Pye family’s puppy, Ginger, disappears on Thanksgiving Day, the children are convinced that he has been abducted by a stranger in a yellow hat.

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I feel like both stories have created a setting that is timeless. Okay, we get it! Cute but a little wordy and also a bit dated. This book is an interesting mix of overly wholesome and unapologetically realistic.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. What I loved about this book was how much of it ginver reflective – lots of flashbacks and momentary recollections that round out the characters and give the reader lots of context and history about the setting and I avoided this book, thinking it one of those dog stories and I’ve read far too many of those – Terhune, et al. Here are a few examples from gingre beginning of the book: Discussed in the Newbery Club: That was what Jerry Pye wanted to know and what he was dreaming about as he sat with Rachel, his sister, on their little upstairs veranda.

Rachel, Uncle Bennie, and Jerry thought of a name but couldn’t think of one. Sam had heard this joke so often he must have been very tired of estse. He felt like a traitor, a deserter Eleanor Estes should have used the “Show, don’t tell” method and let her readers deduce for themselves that Ginger is a clever pup.


Overall I would recimmen this to anyone who loves to read classics. I wish she would have stuck up for herself a little more–after all, Ginger really should have been half hers.

That earns an extra star ny juvenile fiction since it seems authors just love to kill the dog off. Eleaor lacking sources from July All articles lacking sources Pages to import images to Wikidata.

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I could even remember Dr. Are you kidding me?!!!!? I avoided this book, thinking it one of those dog stories and I’ve read far too many of those – Terhune, et al. Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday 25 reviews. I particularly liked her inside-out logic, and how she fretted about ‘turning into a Wally Bullwinkle. It had us on the edge of our seats. The ending strongly hints at animal abuse. pje

GINGER PYE by Eleanor Estes | Kirkus Reviews

GP-way to many tangents and random things happening that didn’t add to anything. Pye met is one of them, Mr. This story is very heart warming.

Jun 24, Andrea rated it it was ok. Ginger was a smart dog.

GP we discover is a dog. Nerd Alert And this last bit is entirely unrelated to the story, but it’s one of the reasons I love reading old books. The One and Only Ivan. I will not read more of the series. Meet Ginger Pye, the estea dog you’ll ever know. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Book 1 reviews. Perhaps I should have given myself an hour to get into the book from the beginning instead of reading a chapter a night, as I tend to do with the Newbery winners. Share to Google Classroom.


Repetitions, chapters about mundane moments, narrations that had nothing to do with the plot…I am glad I had an audiobook, because realizing the book had pages might have ended it…even with it being a Newbery. Well, that in itself earns them a high rating. Customers who bought this item also bought. This isn’t a question but I can’t find where to comment. ;ye

Then he lowered his head down on his paws again and he let out a deep sigh that sounded almost like a sob, there was in it so much relief and pain and dstes and remembering. But Wally was not that excited and when eleajor teacher started talking again it was not his text book he was looking at it was Ginger. It contained some great descriptive prose and the characters are well constructed. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. View all 4 comments.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local giinger. I enjoyed the book. GP-Don’t be an idiot and lose your dog and if you happen to be an idiot don’t be an even bigger one and assume someone couldn’t have stolen it just because they are right in front of you.

However, I have zero interest in reading the sequel which I actually giger up from the library first. I did feel, however, that sometimes the stories got a little long-winded.

Share your thoughts with other customers. I loved how the two siblings in the book, Rachel and Jerry, were such wonderful friends. I want to try an apple sandwich sliced apples on buttered bread.