Read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ì Daisy NeumannTed in 1945 and isn in the novel Although it set in
"Oxford England It Was Evidently "England it evidently 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 I first read this book nearly 60 years ago and loved it then Reading it again now I find that it is not exactly as I remembered It is the story of two British children sent to America to escape danger of WWII in England They have retur. Hey that the reader feels their geographic placement is merely a matter of literary accident Professor Turner dreamy Oxford don and his earnest well meaning wife are charming exponents of the should be school Their gra. 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 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 with ever new affection 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 my first introduction to "first read it when I was twelve or fourteen Rereading it now I recognize it as my first introduction to concept of culture shock though the term hadn t been inven.
" Now That April's There "Now that April's there 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 .
three years they spent there it s ayears they spent there It s a of adjustment for everyone 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 I read this book loaned to me by my grandmother The "cover very worn from all the times she read it A light and sweet story against the backdrop of "very worn from all the times she read it A light and sweet story against the backdrop of I enjoyed it mostly for the connection of reading it like my grandmother did The original artwork scattered throughout the *pages was a sweet touch. Dual re education to the as is * was a sweet touch. Dual re education to the as is 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.