From School Library Journal
Sarah Flowers, Santa Clara County Library, Morgan Hill, CA
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I received this book from a beloved aunt for my birthday 60 years ago. I loved the story then, and I have enjoyed sharing it with young women since then. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Miklos Nicolson
Gifts for my granddaughter for Christmas...I'm an early shopper.Published 11 months ago by Debora Basini-Herman
Set in 189X New York City this (mostly) lighthearted novel relates a busy year of delicious “orphanage” as the title protagonist puts it. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Plume45
This was tough -- four stars or five?
At first, I thought it was a syrupy sweet little story about a sweet little scamp, "a tomboy who could not help being a lady at the... Read more
I hope this doesn't rain on anybody's favorite-book-of-childhood parade, but this was not the greatest book. Read morePublished 20 months ago by M. Heiss
I didn't read this book until I was in my twenties and another adult friend confided how enjoyable it is. It is truly a timeless story. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Susaninacloud
To steal a phrase from Lucinda, the heroine of Roller Skates, this is a perfectly elegant little book! Read morePublished on March 25, 2013 by Laura N. Venhaus
I remember reading Roller Skates by the great Ruth Sawyer at least thirty years ago. Lucinda found a way to remain forever happy on her roller skates. It's a ghost story ...Published on April 9, 2012 by Judy Lee
I read this book as a child. It's a classic tale of one year in a young girl's life around the turn of the century. Read morePublished on February 18, 2012 by Allison Dey