Dear Papa

Dear Papa eBook Ð Paperback
  • Paperback
  • 192 pages
  • Dear Papa
  • Anne Ylvisaker
  • English
  • 14 June 2019
  • 9780763634025

About the Author: Anne Ylvisaker

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Dear Papa❮BOOKS❯ ✮ Dear Papa Author Anne Ylvisaker – Johndore.co.uk The letters are personal and immediate, and the story is full of details that evoke the historical period The simple words grab your heart
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It’s a good thing nineyearold The letters are personal and immediate, and the story is full of details that evoke the historical periodThe simple words grab your heart— BOOKLISTIt’s a good thing nineyearold Isabelle is learning to write letters at school, because she has a lot to write to Papa about after he dies Her sisters have boyfriends, little Ida hardly remembers Papa, and Ian is mad to be left with a house full of females As for Mama, she’s tired with a capital T — and what’s worse, she’s sending Isabelle to live with her aunt and uncle Now who will stop little Ida from calling Mama’s boss Papa? Set during World War II, this novelinletters follows a young girl learning to cope with the loss of her father — with a loyal heart, an independent attitude, and an unforgettable way with words.

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10 thoughts on “Dear Papa

  1. Andrea says:

    Favourite quote: She thought Love was bigger than God. But she found out it isn't and she ended up with a cat instead.

  2. Sharon says:

    Isabelle deals with her father's death by writing him posthumous letters. The author captures the voice and understanding of a pre-teen girl in the 1940's as well as the period setting-to which I well relate. . The last comment in the book sums up the book: une jeune fille tres evoluee.

  3. Janet says:

    Father's Day, 2013

    Dear Anne,

    Thank you for this beautiful story. What a gift, to transport the reader to another world, especially a child's world.

    September 19, 1944 - this entry got me and the tears came pouring.
    September 19 is a big day in this family, I said.
    What! Ida squealed. Is it my birthday?
    No, it is your Papa's birthday, I told her.
    But we just got him a pipe in the summer, Ida said.
    She means your other Papa, Ian said. The one who's gone.

    This took me back to the first vacation after my parent's separation, with my mom and soon-to-be step-father. I subtly suggested a thoughtful gift for my dad. I hadn't forgotten him even though that's exactly what she was trying to do.

    So thank you for this gift to all of us. It is a poignant reminder to not only remember our loved ones who've passed but that it is our responsibility to share their legacy with others.

    Your fan, Janet

  4. Hannah Chung says:

    This is a must read. This book helps you realize the importance of family, and that you might not have a whole lot of time left with your loved ones, so you should express your gratitude, and thanks to your family members everyday. This book is really a heartwarming story, and I hope that everyone would get the chance to read this wonderful book. You never know when you might have to say goodbye...

  5. Siobhan Fallon says:

    Perfectly captures the child-narrator's voice and her growing awareness of youth transforming into adolescence. I loved this slim novel, loved the humor and the tenderness on every page.

  6. Frances says:

    This is a children’s book that is so heartwarming and funny. Adults would enjoy it as well.

  7. Antatjera Sepgioers says:

    I think this is a very goo book because it really relates to real life

  8. Lauren Alyssa says:

    this is the first book I ever really cried reading

  9. Heather says:

    This is such a beautiful, heartwearming-yet-heartbreaking story told through the eyes of a nine-year-old girl, writing letters to her dead Papa. It is so affecting to read of her struggles to come to terms with all of the changes in her life and her feelings of guilt about them, in a time when adults often didn't recognize children's feelings as something to be considered or addressed. It took me only two hours to read this book, but I would have happily devoted a week to it - if only it had it been longer!

  10. Mustang says:

    This book is a really good book. A girl named Isabella is writing to her Grandfather who is dead she sends the letters to her Aunt Izzy.I read this book because one day my friend Sydney was reading it. So, I asked her could I read it after her. Then I read it and it was a very good and wonderful book.-DJ