Feelings Recommended I read this book loaned to by my "grandmother The cover "Very Worn All The " worn all the she read it A light and sweet story against the backdrop of "The cover very worn from all the times she read it A light and sweet story against the backdrop of I enjoyed it mostly for the connection of reading it like my grandmother did The original artwork scattered throughout the pages was a sweet touch Written in 1945 this would likely be considered a YA novel these days Very enjoyable and interesting look at the differences between British and USA upper middle class lifestyles at that period I love finding these older books that can still captivate and inform readers today Librarians take note don t go weeding stuff just because it s old and not on some current bestseller list There s gold in them thar stacks. Dual re education to the as is school by their amazingly mature oungsters Wincy fifteen and Angus nine returned to England after five war ears with an American family in Massachusetts maks superb reading for all ages.
review Now that April's thereThat war forced on people involved the necessary melding of two groups of people who were so similar and et so different My parents had this book published in 1945 on their shelves I have no idea where or when they got it and I first read it when I was twelve or fourteen Rereading it now I recognize it as my first introduction to "the concept of culture shock though the term hadn t been invented in 1945 and isn t used in the "concept of culture shock though the term hadn t been invented in 1945 and isn t used in the Although it s set in Oxford England it was evidently written for an American audience with a glossary of British terms such as rugger and posh Our heroine Wincy short for Winifred but a terrible name is a worthy companion for any contemporary YA lead and spends much less time waffling around with her. Hey that the reader feels their geographic placement is merely a matter of literary accident Professor Turner dreamy Oxford don and his earnest well meaning wife are charming exponents of the should be school Their gra. Now That April s There by Daisy Neumann Wincy fifteen and Angus nine
to Oxford England after five war ears in America and both parents children experience culture shock as they strive to become reacuainted As the flyleaf says This is a book to be cherished to be read over and over again with ever new affection I first read this book nearly 60 ears ago and "loved it then Reading it again now I find that it is not exactly as I remembered It is the story "it then Reading it again now I find that it is not exactly as I remembered It is the story two British children sent to America to escape danger of WWII in England They have returned to England very much Americanized after the three ears they spent there It s a time of adjustment for everyone The author describes the rather abrupt cultural changes that. "Now that April's there is the story of the Turners of "that April's there is the story of the Turners of England But they might just as well be the Turners of Council Bluffs Iowa or the Turners of Portland Oregon or of Skowhegan Main So natural and lovable are ,return to Oxford England after five war ears in America and both parents