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Return to Gone-Away (Gone-Away Lake, Bk 2)
Return to Gone-Away - Gone-Away Lake, Bk 2
Author: Elizabeth Enright, Joe Krush (Illustrator), Beth Krush (Illustrator)
A wish come true. That's what Portia thinks when her parents buy Villa Caprice, a tumbledown Victorian house along the swampy edge of Gone-Away Lake. A new house is always full of surprises, but Porcia is completely unprepared for the extraordinary things that happen when her family moves into a new old house. — Empty for half a century, ugly...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780590451024
ISBN-10: 0590451022
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 214
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Unknown Binding
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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If you or your children have read Gone-Away Lake and loved it, you'll want to continue the adventure by reading this sequel. It doesn't quite live up to the magic of the first book, in my opinion, but I still recommend this book and love it! This book deals quite a bit with the process of cleaning up and restoring the Villa Caprice. Whereas the first book contained lots of details and descriptions of nature, this one deals more with details common to Victorian architecture and furniture.
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The sequel to Gone-Away Lake. Portia's family moves to Gone-Away Lake and discovers all sorts treasures. A great book with an engaging story.