My parents had this book published in 1945 on their shelves I have no idea where or when they got it and I first read it when I was twelve OR FOURTEEN REREADING IT NOW I RECOGNIZE IT AS fourteen Rereading it now I recognize it as first introduction to the concept of culture shock though the term hadn t been invented in 1945 and isn t used in the novel Although it s set in Oxford England it was vidently written for an American audience with a glossary of British terms such as rugger and posh Our heroine Wincy short for Winifred but a terrible name is a worthy companion for any contemporary YA lead and spends much less time waffling Around With Her Feelings Recommended with her feelings Recommended read this book loaned to me by my grandmother The cover very worn from all the times she read it Now that April's there is the story of the Turners of Oxford England But they might just as well be the Turners of Council Bluffs Iowa or the Turners of Portland Oregon or of Skowhegan Main So natural and lovable are .
Free download ô PDF, DOC, TXT or Book ¶ Daisy NeumannE older books that can Still Captivate Inform Readers captivate and #Inform Readers Librarians Take Note #readers Librarians take note t go weeding just because it s old and not on some current bestseller list There s gold in them thar stacks I first read this book nearly 60 years ago and loved it then Reading it again now I find that it is not xactly as I remembered It is the story of two British children sent to America to scape danger of WWII in England They have returned to England very much Americanized after the three years they spent there It s a time of adjustment for veryone The author describes the rather abrupt cultural changes that that war forced on people involved the necessary melding of two groups of people who were so similar and yet so different. Dual re ducation to the as is school by their amazingly mature youngsters Wincy fifteen and Angus nine returned to England after five war years with an American family in Massachusetts maks superb reading for all ages. ,
Light and sweet story against the backdrop of WWII I njoyed it mostly for the connection of reading it like my grandmother did The original artwork scattered throughout enjoyed it mostly for the connection of reading it like my grandmother did The original artwork scattered throughout pages was a sweet touch Now That April s There by Daisy Neumann Wincy fifteen and Angus nine return to Oxford England after five war years in America and both parents and children Helpmate experience culture shock as they strive to become reacuainted As the flyleaf says This is a book to be cherished to be read over and over again withver new affection Written in 1945 this would likely be considered a YA novel these days Very njoyable and interesting look at the differences between British and USA upper middle class lifestyles at that period I love finding thes. Hey that the reader feels their geographic placement is merely a matter of literary accident Professor Turner dreamy Oxford don and his arnest well meaning wife are charming xponents of the should be
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