Meet Edith: sixth grader, family babysitter, restaurant waitress, poetry writer, and one of twelve children!! Life is never boring at Edith's house.
Ages 10+
Pages 176
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Junior Library Guild Selection
Sydney Taylor Notable Book

Average Rating

150 Reviews

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Edith learns who she is and who she wants to be

Review by Rebecca

Looking For Me... in this great big family is a good book for kids about nine years old. It is about a girl named Edith who is one of 12 kids in a Jewish family in Depression-era Baltimore. Edith is struggling to find her place in the world among her brothers and sisters. She has to go through a lot of hard times before she can figure it out. Slowly but surely, she learns who she is and who she wants to be. This book is fairly short and focuses on small details a lot of the time.

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Review by stellaviola27

Unforgettable, forever

Oct 04, 2021 04:45 PM
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Amazing book

Review by GlitterGirl20

10/10 would read again

Jul 06, 2021 07:31 PM
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Review by blueeyes27

super positive but sad must read!!

Jul 05, 2021 10:09 PM
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This book was so heart warming!

Review by SnickerDoodle10

A girl named Edith, is trying to find her meaning. She has 12 siblings! She felt like her family was to big. In this story Edith finds her way there ups and downs. I suggest this book, it was sad and happy and it’s a true story! 🥺 please get this book. It’s really really good!

Jun 10, 2021 08:51 PM
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Review by whiterose

Honestly, the concept of this book sounds boring. It also sounds a little weird, with the way it is written like it’s a poem. However, this book is great! While I gave it a four star rating, it’s more of a four and three quarters. It’s not perfect, and sometimes it is hard to keep track who is who, but in all this book is worth a read. The plot is not a gripping one, but it is still relatable, and fun to read. Has a book ever had someone in it do something that really riled you up because you are so caught up in it or feel strongly for the characters? This book does that, and that is a hard thing to do. While it is not an epic fantasy, and it is not the most exiting or spectacular, it knows that and is fine with it, resulting in a wonderful read that I recommend as much as one review can.

Jun 03, 2021 06:42 PM