The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Sisters romp through summer in old-fashioned charmer.

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 41 reviews

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age 8+
My daughter and I read all four of these together. We both enjoyed all of them, though I think the first one is probably the best.
age 5+

The best role models!

The characters in these books are all learning, growing, and living honest and respectful lives. We laugh, we cry, and we talk about them all the time—daydreaming about visits, or considering how a Penderwick might handle a stressful/awkward/frustrating situation. I only wish that more books could be like The Penderwicks series.

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For kids who love family and coming-of-age

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