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Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace
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Betsy-Tacy and Tib (original 1941; edition 2000)

by Maud Hart Lovelace (Author), Lois Lenski (Illustrator)

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Title:Betsy-Tacy and Tib
Authors:Maud Hart Lovelace (Author)
Other authors:Lois Lenski (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (2000), Edition: Reissue, 160 pages
Collections:Your library, Read and reviewed, ROOT 2017 - Completed, Child/Youth Books
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Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace (1941)

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Here in the second book of the Betsy-Tacy series we are introduced to their new friend, Tib, and learn about what it might have been like to be a young girl in the late 1890s. When Tacy catches Diptheria, she can't play for months, and her whole household is quarantined. So her friends send her messages using a fishing pole over the fence. Sweet and enjoyable, fine for elementary school children. Adults may enjoy it too, as the author does not "talk down" to her audience. Recommended, but read the previous book first if you can. ( )
  fuzzi | Dec 7, 2017 |
I love this book such a cute book read it! ( )
  azpandas | Aug 4, 2017 |
Great fun to re-read this, I remember well the cutting of each others hair. They had so much fun. I wanted to be as fearless as Betsy as a child. Betsy was the ringleader. ( )
  nx74defiant | Jun 18, 2017 |
Oh these girls try to be good, but they're so impulsive and imaginative, they get into all sorts of scrapes. And of course they learn lessons, but Lovelace is not at all didactic or preachy. I'm not sure that they're the right age though - aren't 8-year-olds likely to be a little more mature? ( )
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 6, 2016 |
Amazingly based on the author's life. ( )
  njcur | Feb 13, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Maud Hart Lovelaceprimary authorall editionscalculated
Lenski, LoisIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goode, DianeIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Betsy and Tacy and Tib were three little girls who were friends.
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Three of a Kind

Betsy and Tacy are best friends. Then Tib moves into the neighborhood and the three of them start to play together. The grown-ups think they will quarrel, but they don't. Sometimes they quarrel with Betsy's and Tacy's bossy big sisters, but they never quarrel among themselves.

They are not as good as they might be. They cook up awful messes in the kitchen, throw mud on each other and pretend to be beggars, and cut off each other's hair. But Betsy, Tacy, and Tib always manage to have a good time.

Ever since their first publication in the 1940s, the Betsy-Tacy stories have been loved by each generation of young readers.

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A sequel to the author's "Betsy-Tacy." When Tib came came to the little Minnesota town where Betsy and Tacy lived she fitted right in and made a threesome. Their adventures together - some frolicsome, some exciting, some silly - make a mischievous and gay story.… (more)

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