PDF KINDLE Tracking Daddy Down º Marybeth Kelsey
Ut a doubt Billie made me think of Gillie from The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson Both have the same funny uick witted sassy backtalk that you just have to love because it is so genuinely real returnreturnThis writer defines each character with perfection by giving them a natural voice that is believable I love her writing style and wit I hope this becomes a character series because the main character is too good to say goodbye toreturnreturnThis book would be suitable for read aloud grades 3 6 and independent readers age 8 12 Teachers would find this ideally suited for literature circles or readers workshop returnIn doing a brief search online I believe this is the author s first book She hit it this one out of the park and in my opinion after reading this treat we can expect of the same Billie Wisher s father is on the run after robbing a bank in the next town with his good for nothing brother Billie lives in the small town of Myron Indiana with her mother stepfather and little sister Carla and she desperately wants her father back in her life She s determined to find him and get him to
Give The Money Back the money back he won t have to go to Pendleton state prison but in Myron everybody nows everyone else s business and Billie has to figure out how to do this without being noticed or caught Billie is a delightfully stubborn and courageous eleven year old who sees injustice everywhere she looks and she nows exactly what she wants What she gets is something different but it turns out to be what she needs than she nows Wonderful characters 6th grade Yes it s a young person s
#Novel And No I M #and no I m Nevertheless it s good The fact that I used to work for the author s sister in law does not at all affect my opinion as I am painfully honestThe book is I guess one of them coming of age thing The story is told by the main character who can t see the good things in her life because she still chooses to see the world by the smoking torch of her irresponsible father who ran off on her family and has now returned to them only to run off again and rob a bankIt s good I recommend it When Billie Wisher s daddy robs the bank in the next town and then flees to hide Billie is determined to find him before the police do She figures that if she can convince him to give the money back nicely that he won t have to be imprisoned in Pendleton But Billie is only eleven and a resident in small town Myron Indiana where everyone nows everyone else s business With the police on her daddy s trail an annoying girl who s always trying to get Billie into trouble and some other mishaps it s getting difficult for Billie to find her daddy first and save him from being caught I was surprised The summer plans that won't be any fun without DaddyIt must all be a mistake Daddy didn't mean to rob that bank If Billie finds him before the cops do she can help him put everything right She has an idea where he might be holed up But Mama. ,
Pitch perfect fiction for the tweens I can t recommend Tracking Daddy Down highly enough Any book that can make me laugh and cry at the same time is one I want to give to all my bookloving friendsJust a few days before Billieanne Wisher s eleventh birthday her Daddy steals 10000 from the Henderson County Bank in Millerstown Indiana He did it in broad daylight with his older brother Warren and from what I heard they never even bothered to disguise themselves All they did was tie checkered bandanas over their mouth so of course they were recognized right off While everyone is Billie s tiny home town of Myron is all agog with the news she realizes two things first and most importantly she
HAS A GOOD IDEA WHERE DADDYa good idea where Daddy Uncle Warren are hiding and second she has to get to them before anyone else does and convince Daddy to give the money back and turn himself inThis is all easier said than done Her cousin Tommy Warren s son is strangely reluctant to help Billie carry out her plan On top of that Billie s stepfather Daddy Joe eeps turning up at exactly the wrong moment
#To Foil Billie S PlansI #foil Billie s plansI this sweet funny story about a very smart young lady and her unexpected discoveries about what makes a family While this book is somewhat predictable the ne er do well Daddy really is ne er do well and the new step daddy really has a heart of gold and does the right thing and finally wins the heart of our narrator Billie Wisher the voice of Billie an independent innocent than she realizes young girl who loves her real daddy and only wants to believe the best about him is really genuine and grabs you from the very beginning she matter of factly de If your a fan of fiction and mystery than this is the book for you I recommend this book to all ids of all ages If you read this book and see what the main character is going through then I think you can really relate to her Tracking Daddy Down is about a girl named Billie and her dad just robbed a bank she is also having troubles adjusting to her new stepfather Joe She has her 2 best friends by her side to be on the hunt to track her dad down and find out why he robbed the bank and what made him do it Tracking Daddy Down by Marybeth Kelsey is too outrageously funny I couldn t get to the end fast enough I fell in love with all the characters but most especially Billie Wisher Billie is the daughter of a bank robber and she wants to
Find Him And Convincehim and convince to give himself up returnreturnBeneath the humor is the serious lesson that Billie learns when she finds her daddy but discovers than she was looking for You can t help but chuckle when this mighty master of the mouth speaks She is the future captain of the debate team witho. Billie Wisher's daddy isn't a no good bank robber is heBillie's daddy is on the run If the police catch him it's off to Pendleton Penitentiary for sure And she just got him back after he spent years away in California She had big plans for. .
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Ith how much I liked this book Billie s character is adorable stubborn and brave all at once She nows what she wants and is determined to get it Billie seems like such a good character through the other characters that contrast her such as her mother her little sister Carla and various neighbors I thought it was funny but fitting that Billie always saw injustice in pretty much everything an adult made her do after all she s only eleven years old I was a little disappointed in the ending of the book While Billie does reconcile her relationship with her stepfather her relationship with her mother and her real daddy are left up in the air For me that almost defeated the purpose of the book Nevertheless though watching Billie mature was what made Tracking Daddy Down such a great storyI recommend Tracking Daddy Down for the middle grade audience though older readers may enjoy this novel too reposted from I loved this book Billie Wisher is exactly like an 11 year old girl in a small Indiana town would be during the book s time period I should now I was one of those I was drawn into Myron IN and *The Surrounding Countryside By * surrounding countryside by s wonderful descriptions and laughed out loud at her metaphors similies analogies She s uite an engaging wordsmith writer And what a great plot it s exactly the sort of thing ids of that agetime would do Billie has such a wonderful voice I heart herThis is a great read for middle graders there s a lot here besides just an adventure Family friends values and love Parents will find it entertaining then there s all sorts of things they can talk about with their ids I think Marybeth Kelsey hit a home run with her debut I loved this book I grew up in a small Indiana town near some railroad tracks and can relate to the adventures of Billie and her friends You can feel the excitement of summer vacation and remember the things that mattered most fun playing with your friends and riding bikes Billie is dealing with some complex issues such as worry over her father s possible involvement in a robbery and her dislike of her stepfather s interference in her life but she shows loyalty and courage in finding her way through the situations Her character emerges at the end having matured and
grown in acceptance of the changes in her life A terrific read This was a passable book Billiein acceptance of the changes in her life A terrific read This was a passable book Billie a lovable character as she stays true to her crook of a dad trying to prove he did not rob a bank with her uncle Despite all the best efforts of her stepdad she rejects his attempts to help the family and eeps going to the empty well A nice character study in what really makes a family and a heart rending look at the loyalty of a little girl who finally sees the ligh. Keeps asking what she's up to and Billie's new stepfather Daddy Joe is always around poking his nose in her businessWith her family at stake Billie's determined to track Daddy down at all costs but will anything turn out the way she expect.