Taking Off

Taking Off Turning Ten Is A Big Deal, And Maryellen Larkin Wants To Celebrate It In A Very Special Way Will She Choose A Western Theme Or Decide On A Superstar Celebration, Or Will The Event Turn Out To Be Something Even Maryellen Doesn T Expect And Which Party Participant Surprises Her The Most Then, Dad Comes Home With A Silver Surprise And Big Plans For A Family Vacation On The Trip, What Will Maryellen Discover About Joan And Her Wedding Plans What Will Maryellen Decide About Her Own Plans And Flying High This was pretty good But it is so like would all of this really happen because guess what not all of your dreams come true And even if you do something good you don t always get recognition I am glad some of this where the way they where and not what I was thinking they would be But I don t know how much I really liked it I know it says four stars but really I wish to give it a 3.5 stars because I didn t like it as well as book one And wow her friends can be so bad and then the This was pretty good But it is so like would all of this really happen because guess what not all of your dreams come true And even if you do something good you don t always get recognition I am glad some of this where the way they where and not what I
I wrote a review for the previous book in this series, largely addressing both, but do have some comments for this one specifically the events of the story are well grounded in the historical context, and I found the plotline of the sister s wedding particularly interesting Joan is eighteen, and while I was reading these books, I so reverted to the child mindset of reading American Girl that I actually forgot that I m older than that It was a weird realization, but it says something about the I wrote a review for the previous book in this series, largely addressing both, but do have some comments for this one specifically the events of the story are well grounded in the historical context, and I found the plotline of the sister s wedding particularly interesting Joan is eighteen, and while I was reading these books, I so reverted to the child mindset o
Again, very cute and touched on issues like polio and MAD in ways a 9 year old could understand Also laced with 1950s optimism and pop culture references that make my old soul smile Sock hop, anyone After I finished reading The One and Only, I couldn t wait to read the second Maryellen book Taking Off I enjoyed every page, and I felt as if I were reliving my childhood The author, Valerie Tripp, wrote some of my favorite books as a kid, and she knows how to capture the essence of being ten years old.Taking Off opens with Maryellen Larkin s tenth birthday, which just so happens to fall around the same t
Their poor Mom But I again enjoyed this book a whole lot Maryellen works hard and wants to do good and helps as best she can Her friends are cute These books do rely heavily on the glorified white middle class experience of the 50s but I appreci
On Maryellen Larkin s tenth birthday she puts on a show to raise money for polio vaccinations and because she is the youngest March Of Dimes fundraiser in Dayton Beach she gets to ride with the Mayor in the Memorial Day Parade Her dad buys an Airstream Travel Trailer so the family can take a cross country vacation, travelling to the Alamo and Yellowstone Park among other places At the end of the summer Maryellen is a bridesmaid in her sister s wedding and she also comes up with some great idea On Maryellen Larkin s tenth birthday she puts on a show to raise money for polio vaccinations and because she is the youngest March Of Dimes fundraiser in Dayton Beach she gets to ride with the Mayor in the Memorial Day Parade Her dad buys an Airstream Travel Trailer so the family can take a cross country vacation, travelling to the Alamo and Yellowsto
Really American Girl, really Modernism at its finance Maryellen stages a protest against the polio anti vaxxers and convinces her sister that she really can have it all even after she get married In 1955 facepalm These conversat
I really enjoyed this book It was a really great glimpse into what it was like as a family in the 1950s. Maryellen is turning ten and going on a summer roadtrip This one didn t hold together as well for me as the first I liked the tie ins to things happening today Maryellen has a polio themed birthday because she s raising money so all kids can get the new polio vaccine, because she had polio a few years ago and remembers how scary it was, but some kids parents don t want them to get vaccinated Then she loves the attention she gets for the party and donations, and from the science stuff, and Maryellen is turning ten and going on a summer roadtrip This one didn t hold together as well for me as the first I liked the tie ins to things happening today Maryellen has a polio themed birthday because she s raising money so all kids can get the new polio vaccine, because she had polio a few years ago and remembers how scary it was, but some kids parents don t want them to get vaccinated Then she loves the attention she gets for the party and donations,
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Well, Maryellen is certainly a lucky girl gets to ride with the mayor in a big Memorial Day Parade, then gets interviewed on TV for being creative in a science contest Ah, the life of a typical 1950 s kid Troubled by the mom having to do all the work on the vacation and the issue is never really addressed And will Joan be able to finish college or will she get pregnant and have to drop out Dad buys a super expensive airstre

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  • Paperback
  • 193 pages
  • Taking Off
  • Valerie Tripp
  • English
  • 15 March 2018
  • 1609589858