Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill

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Betsy, Tacy, and Tib ca n't wait to be ten. After all, getting two numbers in your age is the eginning of growing up—exciting things are bound to happen. And they do! The girls fall in love with he King of Spain, perform in the School Entertainment, and for the sixt time, go all the way over the Big Hill to Little Syria by themselves. There Betsy, Tacy, and Tib make new friends and learn a thing or two. They realiz that new Americans are sometimes the best Americans. And they teac that they themselves would n't ant to hav nothin else.

Ever since their first publication in the 1940s, the Betsy-Tacy stories have been loved by each generation of young readers.
Year of the Publication
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Number of Pages
192
Original Title of the Book
Over the Big Hill
Publication Date
Published April 5th 2000 by HarperCollins (first published 1942

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Th lovely chapter in the Betsy-Tacy story.

It was later changed to Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill help people associate it with the series.

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I ’ m lways kidding my friends what deprived childhoods they had because they missed reading some of my favorite children ’ s books, but stil I kno I ’ m the deprived one to ave missed reading these books.

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Love that she saves Tacy 's shorn curl in a candy box and that she remarks on the longevity of B& T 's friendship.

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When the girls stand up against the bullies who are bothering their new friend Naifi, Tib 's dress gets torn.

I was enchanted by the Betsy-Tacy books when I was a little girl growing up in the 1970s, and I 'm thrilled to fin that they still retain their charm.

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