Andi’s Indian Summer: Circle C Beginnings

Andi’s Indian Summer is the second of 4 books we received from Susan Marlow’s Circle C Beginnings series. The series is appropriate for ages 6-8 although my just turned 6 year old has been fine reading them- and enjoying them immensely.  We’ve already met Andi Carter and her siblings, and now we read as Andi gets a bit spooked a bit by a scary book her brother Riley read to her and her imagination goes wild.

Each chapter is a few pages long, and there are beautiful pencil illustrations throughout the book. There ‘s a “new words” list at the front of the book so kids can see what new words might mean they haven’t come across before.

Kids can easily relate to Andi, being teased by her older brothers and sister, …having to do chores, forgetting to do chores…they can very easily imagine themselves getting into the mishaps and adventures Andi does.

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Andi’s Pony Trouble: Circle C Beginnings (Chapter Books ages 6-8)

Andi’s Pony Trouble is the first of 4 books we received from Susan Marlow’s Circle C Beginnings series.  The series is appropriate for ages 6-8 although my 5 year old has been fine reading them- and enjoying them immensely.  This book introduces us to Andi, a little girl who lives in the 1800’s, out in the Wild West- she is “stuck” riding Coco, a pokey old pony, while she’s dreaming and hoping beyond hope to have a horse of her very own.    To her disappointment, no one in her family thinks she is old enough to care for a horse of her own.

Each chapter is a few pages long, and there are beautiful pencil illustrations throughout the book.  There ‘s a “new words” list at the front of the book so kids can see what new words might mean they haven’t come across before.

Kids can easily relate to Andi, being teased by her older brothers and sister, while waiting for her 6th birthday to arrive…having to do chores, forgetting to do chores…they can very easily imagine themselves getting into the mishaps and adventures Andi does. [click to continue…]