Jane Austen’s brand of sharp social commentary infuses this wonderful classic. No character escapes her highly sensitive ear for dialogue and mannerism. Elizabeth Bennett (not yet 21) is the central character, and Mr. Darcy is her unlikely (and therefore likely) suitor. Although set in Victorian-era England, this book covers something timeless: vulnerability, fear, and courage in the face of romance, family, and humankind.
Sara Pennypacker and Marla Frazee present and sign Clementine and The Family Meeting
01/07/2012 11:00 am
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Clementine's having a nervous breakdown. The FAMILY MEETING! sign is up in her house, and she just knows she's in trouble for something. Try as she might to find out what's on the agenda, her parents won't reveal anything before the meeting. As far as Clementine is concerned, the agenda should be something like: "We're getting a gorilla." But no, it's: "We're talking about a new baby," says her father. "A brother or sister for you two. What do you think about that?" NO THANKS! is what Clementine thinks. After all, four is the perfect number for a family. There are four sides to a table, not five. Will Clementine learn to make room for one more?