This lively family, subject of four more allofa kind books, is full of unique characters, all deftly illustrated by helen john. The common knowledge section now includes a series field. Meet the allofakind family ella, henny, sarah, charlotte, and gertie who live with their parents in new york city at the turn of the century. They are parents to five girls who are all two years apart in age.
Free allofakind family worksheets and literature unit. World war i has ended, and ella, the oldest of more. Though other characters have yiddish accents, sydney taylors mama and papa do not. Discover all the fun games, videos and activities that live in each of your favorite character s worlds. Sydney taylors beloved allofakind family series chronicles a jewish immigrant family at the beginning of the twentieth century. To create a series or add a work to it, go to a work page. Works allofakind family 1951, illustrated by helen john. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. All ofa kind family npr coverage of all ofa kind family by sydney taylor.
Reviving the allofakind family books the boston globe. The beloved characters from sydney taylors all ofa kind family return in this heartwarming picture book from a critically adored teamperfect for hanukkah giftgiving. Ella, henny, sarah, charlotte, gertie, and charlie live with their parents on the lower east side of new york city, with no cars, no tv, and no internet. Her stories based on life in her large family are chronicled in a set of five books known as the allofakind family series. The all singing, all dancing nanny is not only utterly wholesome, shes great with kids, handy round the house and has more than one song. Allofakind family uptown 1958, illustrated by mary stevens. The allofakind family series is a sweet, oldfashioned look at an orthodox jewish familys life in a poor, immigrant neighborhood in 1915 new york. Allofakind family by sydney taylor the story sailor. The question which allofakind family sibling are you. Mamas girls were going to the library, and henny was impatient.
Ella, henrietta henny, sarah, charlotte, and gertie. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Free all ofa kind family study unit worksheets for teachers to print. More allofakind family 1954, illustrated by mary stevens. If the young sisters wear matching blue dresses and white pinafores hence, all ofa kind family, they each, like the march and ingalls girls, have their own characters. The richly drawn characters, based on taylors own life, include five sistersella, henny, sarah, charlotte, gertieand their mischievous brother, charlie.
If it was charlotte, i could understand, said ella, who was the eldest and very serious. Together they share adventures that find them searching for hidden buttons while dusting mamas front parlor and visiting with the peddlers in papas shop on rainy days. Allofakind family was the first book i ever read with jewish characters. As a kid the first chapter book i remember reading was allofakind family by sydney taylor. A working class man constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day. In the perfect historical fiction book, which later became a series. Ella, henny, sarah, charlotte, gertie, and charlie live with their parents, surrounded by extended family and friends whose affection for each other more than makes up. With carroll oconnor, jean stapleton, rob reiner, sally struthers. Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more. Share this joyous holiday tale of a jewish immigrant family all year long. Bringing allofakind family into the world the millions.239 1538 667 170 197 446 1553 563 1607 1447 955 494 162 378 577 375 1571 1623 1271 1312 692 820 1070 118 192 1289 169 1301 98 988