The Middle Moffat

The Middle Moffat

Book - 1942
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Who is Jane Moffat, anyway? She isn't the youngest in the family, and she isn't the oldest-she is always just Jane. How boring. So Jane decides to become a figure of mystery ... the mysterious "Middle Moffat." But being in the middle is a lot harder than it looks. In between not rescuing stray dogs, and losing and finding best friends, Jane must secretly look after the oldest inhabitant of Cranbury...so he can live to be one hundred. Between brushing her hair from her eyes and holding up her stockings, she has to help the girls' basketball team win the championship. And it falls to Jane-the only person in town with enough courage-to stand up to the frightful mechanical wizard, Wallie Bangs. Jane is so busy keeping Cranbury in order that she barely has time to be plain old Jane. Sometimes the middle is the most exciting place of all.... Eleanor Estes's beloved Moffats stories are being published in new editions as Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classics. The original interior illustrations have been retained, but handsome new cover art by Tricia Tusa gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers.
ISBN: 9780152536633
0152536639
9780152025298
0152025294
9780439618472
0439618479
Characteristics: 317 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Slobodkin, Louis 1903-1975,- Illustrator

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winder2
Aug 31, 2012

2nd book in Moffat series - not as exciting as the first - but nice and old fashioned. good read aloud for 8 year old girl

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Aim_for_peace
Aug 05, 2009

This reads like a collection of sweet stories your grandma might tell you about her childhood; individual tales that weave together to give you a feeling for the main character's life.

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