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Pie (edition 2011)

by Sarah Weeks

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Title:Pie
Authors:Sarah Weeks
Info:Scholastic Press (2011), Hardcover, 192 pages
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A fun novel that 4th - 6th graders would enjoy reading. Alice's Aunt Polly is a master baker- she is famous for her pies which she has won numerous awards for. She doesn't bake pies for money- people bring her ingredients and she turns them into pies. When she dies, she leaves her grouchy cat, Lardo, to Alice. Everyone wants to know her secret pie crust recipe but Polly's will is very vague- a mystery to find out where the recipe is ensues. It is a heartfelt book that celebrates friendship and family. A fun read. ( )
  SuPendleton | Jul 27, 2014 |
Great book! A wonderful story of grief and growing. Very touching, funny and sweet. It has some yummy pie recipes that I'd love to try!
  njcur | Feb 13, 2014 |
When Alice's aunt Polly, The Pie Queen of Ipswitch, passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous piecrust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily fat, remarkably disagreeable cat, Lardo. . . and then leaves Lardo in the care of Alice. Suddenly, the whole town is wondering how you leave a recipe to a cat. Everyone wants to be the next big pie-contest winner, and it's making them pie-crazy. It's up to Alice and her friend Charlie to put the pieces together and discover the not-so-secret recipe for happiness. Friendship. Family. And the pleasure of doing something for the right reason. ( )
  jepeters333 | Jan 4, 2014 |
This book is a great read for both children and adults. It has many twists and turns to the plot that surprise the reader and keep it from being predictable. ( )
  magnolia2 | Dec 4, 2013 |
Alice's Aunt Polly was famous for her pie recipes. She unexpectedly passes away and leaves her pie recipe to her cat, Lardo, and leaves her cat to Alice. How do you leave a recipe to her cat? What happens to Alice? ( )
  MrsSparks | Oct 29, 2013 |
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"Thank you very much." Alice was standing beside the bed when her aunt Polly reached a trembling hand out from underneath the leopard-print bedspread (Polly loved leopard print) and pulled the girl close to whisper in her ear.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545270111, Hardcover)

From the award-winning author of SO B. IT, a story about family, friendship, and...pie!

When Alice's Aunt Polly, the Pie Queen of Ipswitch, passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily fat, remarkably disagreeable cat, Lardo . . . and then leaves Lardo in the care of Alice.

Suddenly, the whole town is wondering how you leave a recipe to a cat. Everyone wants to be the next big pie-contest winner, and it's making them pie-crazy. It's up to Alice and her friend Charlie to put the pieces together and discover the not-so-secret recipe for happiness: Friendship. Family. And the pleasure of donig something for the right reason.

With Pie, acclaimed author Sarah Weeks has baked up a sweet and satisfying delight, as inviting as warm pie on a cold day. You'll enjoy every last bite.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:26:02 -0400)

After the death of Polly Portman, whose award-winning pies put the town of Ipswitch, Pennsylvania, on the map in the 1950s, her devoted niece Alice and Alice's friend Charlie investigate who is going to extremes to find Aunt Polly's secret pie crust recipe. Includes fourteen pie recipes.… (more)

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