All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown : All-of-a-Kind Family

  • by Sydney Taylor
  • Narrated by Suzanne Toren
  • Series: All-of-a-Kind Family
  • 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sydney Taylor grew up among immigrant families on New York City's Lower East Side prior to World War I and wrote the All-of-a-Kind Family series for her daughter. This sequel finds talented Ella, mischievous Henny, studious Sarah, dreamy Charlotte, and little Gertie helping Mama with their new baby brother, Charlie. Sydney Taylor's charming books capture the everyday life of a home with little money but lots of love and good times to share.


What the Critics Say

"Everyone will enjoy and benefit from meeting the All-of-a-Kind Family." (AudioFile)
"Suzanne Toren's nuanced reading brings the characters to life. She perfectly captures the voices of the young sisters, and her rendition of the immigrant accents of New York keeps the reading lively....Children will find themselves captivated." (School Library Journal)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Amazing fun book! such a sweet family!!

I definitely recommend this book! It is so great for kids! The kids have such fun adventures!
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- Sofia C.

Audio is terrible

What disappointed you about All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown?

The audio is difficult to hear on All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown. The narrator is the same as for the first book, but this audio gets loud and soft and can't be listened to with sanity. The story it is great.

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- Holly J. Russell

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-03-2005
  • Publisher: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.