by Jeanne Birdsall
"A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy"
A delightful story about four adventurous sisters and their dog, Jeanne Birdsall creates a wonderland for readers. These four girls have a tight bond and very important Meetings of Penderwick Sisters during which very important decisions are made. In The Penderwicks, the sisters travel to the Berkshires and summer in a cottage called Arundel. There they meet a curious boy, his mother, and their gardener and as a result, must declare several Meetings in an attempt to solve some very serious problems.
The littlest Penderwick.
She is usually wearing wings, but the dog must have them on now.
Fruit in the hands of the gardener.
The middle two Penderwicks.
Running through the estate gardens.
What will happen?
Will Jeffrey's mother send him away??
Jeffrey's mother is threatening to send him to military school, but Jeffrey's true passion is music. He would rather go take music classes at the Conservatory. His mother doesn't listen and she worries about the garden roses and Dexter more than she does about Jeffrey. What can be done?