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Cake: Love, chickens, and a taste of peculiar Joyce Magnin Olga Ivanov Cake Love chickens and a taste of peculiar More than frosting filled those cakes Wilma Sue seems destined to go from one foster home to the next until she is sent to live with sisters and missionaries Ruth and Naomi Do they really care about

  • Title: Cake: Love, chickens, and a taste of peculiar
  • Author: Joyce Magnin Olga Ivanov
  • ISBN: 9780310733331
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Cake: Love, chickens, and a taste of peculiar Joyce Magnin Olga Ivanov More than frosting filled those cakes Wilma Sue seems destined to go from one foster home to the next until she is sent to live with sisters and missionaries, Ruth and Naomi Do they really care about Wilma Sue, or are they just looking for a Cinderella style farmhand to help raise chickens and bake cakes As Wilma Sue adjusts to her new surroundings and helps deliver specMore than frosting filled those cakes Wilma Sue seems destined to go from one foster home to the next until she is sent to live with sisters and missionaries, Ruth and Naomi Do they really care about Wilma Sue, or are they just looking for a Cinderella style farmhand to help raise chickens and bake cakes As Wilma Sue adjusts to her new surroundings and helps deliver special cakes, Wilma Sue realizes there s something strange going on She starts looking for secret ingredients, and along the way she makes a new friend, Penny.When Penny and her mother hit a rough patch, Naomi decides to make her own version of cake with disastrous results Then tragedy strikes the chickens, and all fingers point to Wilma Sue just when she was starting to believe she could at last find a permanent home with Ruth and Naomi Will the sisters turn her out, or will she discover what it feels like to be truly loved
    Cake: Love, chickens, and a taste of peculiar Joyce Magnin Olga Ivanov

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    1. Joyce Magnin brings another imaginative story that deals with real issues in her second middle grade novel, CAKE Love, Chickens, and a Taste of Peculiar Abandoned by her mother, twelve year old Wilma Sue has been going from foster home to foster home Her next stop is the home of the Beedlemeyer sisters Ruth, a social activist, and Naomi, who bakes magical cakes for needy people of their community A neighbor, Penny, seems to be damaged than Wilma Sue and is failing to fill happiness in the life [...]

    2. The first I realized after reading this book was that the author said that this was a young adult book It struck me as a children s book, though the book was much advanced than a picture book or anything I love the illustration on the cover, especially because of the fact that it relates to a scene in the book I also like that the book taught good vocabulary words The unique names of characters was also interesting.

    3. There s something about middle grade fantasy books that adds than just fun and adventure In Cake, Wilma Sue has been bounced from one foster home to another and ends up with two odd women who live together and love to bake cakes Lately, I ve seen this trend with older women possessing magic that take in young girls or boys and open their eyes to healing and joy Or maybe I m just picking up such books randomly, who knows I must say, Cake really surprised me I love the characters and the differen [...]

    4. Wilma Sue is a 12 year old girl who seems to be destined to spend her life hopping from one foster home to anotheruntil she is put into the grey house of two sisters, Ruth and Naomi As Wilma Sue gets comfy in the new house, she helps Naomi deliver special cakes to neighbors and discovers a strange secret The cakes seem to have the power to make things happen to people who eat the cake, like making chairs float and magically putting goldfish in lemonade pitchers Now, Wilma Sue is determined to fi [...]

    5. Cake is a well written chapter book The cover is a little deceiving as it leads you to believe two things that really aren t true One that it s geared towards girls however our son loved it I m sure that our granddaughter will as well but the point being it s great for both genders Secondly it appears to be a light read However the message is pretty serious Now, I don t know that that really came across to my son although he did feel bad for Wilma Sue he didn t seem sad or have a desire to stop [...]

    6. Cake Love, chickens, and a taste of peculiarBy Joyce MagninAge 6 tweenReally cute Wilma Sue is a foster child who has been bounced around a few homes She is given one last chance with two elderly sisters who have returned to state side having been on the mission field most of their life Naomi, one of the sisters, bakes special cakes for people in their village who need spiritual help Wilma Sue tries to find out what she puts in the cakes to make them act special Wilma Sue tries to befriend Penny [...]

    7. What a fun middle grade book about love, hope, and forgiveness I heard it was a cross between Mrs Piggle Wiggle and Mary Poppins, but I also detected a teaspoon of Ramona Quimby, a hint of Annie and maybe a tiny dash of Laura Ingalls Wilder.I enjoyed the main character Wilma Sue, just as I loved Ramona Quimby as a child Wilma Sue wants to do the right thing, wants to help people, and wants to find out how the sisters make their seemingly magical cakes But her attempts at good deeds and circumsta [...]

    8. Great book Wilma Sue is an orphan who just wants a forever home She thinks no one wants her She hasn t really been accepted in any of her foster homes but hopes this time is different As you read about her time with these two sisters your heart cries out for this child and you hope this is her forever home.

    9. A quirky story with characters with fanciful names like Ruth and Naomi Beedlemeyer retired missionairies to Africa Penelope Pigsworthy, Margaret Snipplesmith, Hortense Quill and Ramona Von Tickle and magical cakes that release birds and fireworks and make people feel better.Wilma Sue is an orphan whose new foster home placement is with the Beedlemeyer sisters, who raise chickens, bake cakes and tell stories of their days in Malawi.It is written as a middle grade novel with the Wilma Sue and Penn [...]

    10. When orphan, Wilma Sue, ends up with two elderly sisters who served as missionaries in Africa, she worries that this is just one temporary stop in her life of change What do they want of her Do they want her to work around the house Are they going to send her back if she s not perfect Then there s the girl next door who seems alternately friendly then dangerously antagonistic How does Wilma Sue fit in She helps bake the cakes that one sister delivers to neighbors and that seem to have magical q [...]

    11. What the actual frex I mean, it starts out kind of nice, with likeable characters if a strong implication that only people who go to church and like Jesus are nice and kind, grr , but the moral of the book seems to be that the way to deal with a bully, and Penny in the story is a bully, make no mistake, is to love them anyway and try to be their friend and then they ll eventually learn to be a good person Argh.There are extenuating circumstances, but seriously, the second time Penny hit Wilma Su [...]

    12. Willa Sue is going to her third foster home and she doesn t hold out much hope that this will be any better than the others She just doesn t want to end up back in the Daylily Home for Children She is placed with sisters Ruth and Naomi They are former African missionaries who are a bit eccentric They raise chickens and bake cakes In spite of her doubts, Willa Sue settles in and is soon part of the routine But try as she might, she just can t discover the magic ingredient that makes all the cakes [...]

    13. Wilma Sue moves from one foster home to another This time she is sent to live with two sisters who used to be missionaries in Africa Her first thought is they are looking to have a Cinderella style farmhand, however, as days pass by Wilma Sue is starting to feel that this may be here new home A story with a lot of emotions.

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