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Return to Gone-Away

by Elizabeth Enright

It continues the story of Portia Blake and her cousin Julian Jarman as they return to the abandoned lakeside community they discovered the previous summer. Enright's writing is vivid and engaging, drawing readers into the world of the characters and the forgotten town of Gone-Away. The book is a delightful tale of adventure, friendship, and discovery, filled with memorable characters and unexpected twists and turns. As Portia and Julian return to Gone-Away, they find that the community is not quite as abandoned as they thought. They meet new friends, including a pair of orphaned children who are living in one of the old houses, and they uncover new mysteries and secrets hidden in the town. "Return to Gone-Away" is a timeless classic of children's literature, filled with Enright's trademark warmth and humor. It is a must-read for anyone who enjoyed "Gone-Away Lake" or who is looking for a charming, engaging novel for young readers. One of the key themes of the book is the power of friendship and the importance of community. Enright's characters work together to solve problems and overcome challenges, demonstrating the value of working together and supporting one another. Overall, "Return to Gone-Away" is a delightful novel that will capture the hearts of readers young and old. Its engaging story, relatable characters, and timeless themes make it a classic of children's literature and a worthy addition to any bookshelf.

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Elizabeth Enright was an American author known for her children's books. She was born on September 17, 1907, in Oak Park, Illinois, and grew up in a literary family. Her father, William Enright, was a...

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