The Middle Moffat - Moffats, Bk 2 Author:Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin (Illustrator) 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 bes... more »t friends, Jane must secretly look after the oldest inhabitant of Cranbury, help the girls' basketball team win the championship, and 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...
In the beginning, Jane feels like she is just plain old Jane and there is nothing unique about her. But when she moves to the town of Cranbury things start to change. Then, gradually, she becomes more than just Jane. This book is great for someone that enjoyed books by Roald Dahl and Edward Eager. This book was written wonderfully. It shows Jane as she builds herself esteem and how she was really much more than she thought she was from the very beginning.