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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (713 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ann M. Martin Narrator: Judy Kaye Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Newbery Honor medalist Ann M. Martin's "unforgettable" (Booklist, starred) family story.

In 1963, Ellie's mother, Doris Day Dingman, was crowned the Bosetti Beauty at Mr. Bosetti's supermarket, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the Dingmans began to fall apart." So begins 11-yr-old Eleanor Roosevelt Dingman's story. Ellie, who is about to start 6th grade in the small town of Spectacle, NY, is the oldest child in her off-center family. Her father works construction jobs, while her mother, Doris, has only one dream - to become a rich and famous actress. But when that dream leads to Doris's abandonment of the family, it is Ellie who is called upon to take charge. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shannon Clark | 2/18/2014

    " It took me a little time to get into this book, but I ended up liking it. I really did NOT like Doris, the mother. You won't either. :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Morgan F | 2/10/2014

    " A great piece of realistic fiction. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kim | 1/29/2014

    " Ellie needs her mother. She is constantly getting picked on in school and needs some tender loving care. Unfortunately, her mother is so obsesses with becoming an actress that she doesn't notice Ellie or her brother and sister. Instead, Ellie's mom abandons her family and goes to New York to become famous, leaving Ellie to care for her brother and sister. Your heart will ache for Ellie while she makes her way in this world. Get the tissues ready! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sheena | 1/29/2014

    " This book is about a girl named Eleanor Roosevelt Dingman whose mother mother was crowned the Bosetti Beauty of Spectacle, New York, Ellie's classmates decided she was invisible, and President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. It was the year Ellie discovered that in trying to keep her life together, she had to let pieces of it go. "

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