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Read this when I was younger and I still own my copy I always liked it enough to keep it and think fondly of it however I never did go back and reread it nor did I look up the author foruntil just by chance this last month noticing a book in the library by this same author I guess I hadn t even realized she had written anything else but I sure recognized her name As a consequence I will be reading The Egypt Game soon. I really like Snyder s historical fiction this took place during a period of time I didn t know much about, and the story is muchfleshed out than herrecent historical fiction. This historical fiction novel reads like a classic Carly is a fun, spunky main character Carly s life is filled with ups and downs, and through it all she learns some very important life lessons I thought the ending was quite abrupt, but then I realized how much it made me think and reflect back on the novel. While the characters didn t stand out a great deal to me, the time period was a rarer one, and between that and the physical setting and, of course, a highly memorable title , that s what kept this book at the forefront of my memory.
This book and for that matter, this author was my absolute favorite when I was around 11 or 12 So if you are looking for books for your 11, 12, 13 year old to read, totally get her started on this author A lot of her books aren t really available to buy any, so you ll have to check the library. Good story about growing up and family in the early 1900 s. Just can t get into it this time around Maybe too real, not enough adventure. DANCING WITH CONDORS GIVES HER A ZEST FOR LIFE Set in California s agricultural Ventura Valley in 1910, this story is difficult to classify The young heroine reveals a wacky imagination, spunky attitude and distinctly tomboyish taste These characteristics provide amusing moments for the reader, but this story discusses many serious themes and topics as well rabies, prolonged grieving, social cruelty, drought induced poverty and unrealistic expectation to fit into the pre ordained family mol DANCING WITH CONDORS GIVES HER A ZEST FOR LIFE Set in California s agricultural Ventura Valley in 1910, this story is difficult to classify The young heroine reveals a wacky imagination, spunky attitude and distinctly tomboyish taste These characteristics provide amusing moments for the reader, but this story discusses many serious themes and topics as well rabies, prolonged grieving, social cruelty, drought induced poverty and unrealistic expectation to fit into the pre ordained family mold.July 4th is the holiday spotlighted in this story of almost one year in the life of a child who starts out by trying to become invisible I was hooked by the cover which showed people in old fashioned garb next to a horse drawn vehicle But Carly s life is far from an agrarian idyll or even sentimentally Waltonesque I consider the cover somewhat misleading for Carly is definately Not the dainty little lady in white ruffles descending from Aunt Mehitable s carriage In fact, this spunky protagonist defies proper female tradition on the sly by riding Astride horses not side saddle when she can get away with it.But how do condors dancing, gliding or even dead influence Carly s life in her dysfunctional family Ostracized from the Water Company by a long standing feud, the Carltons must watch helplessly as their unirrigated ranch is slowly strangled in the heat Then there are the boys in her life one proves a true friend who teaches her about condors and joins her Sherlock Holmes detective game The other boy is the spoiled grandson of the family s bitter enemy, who targets her forthan mere verbal abuse.Between lowlife gossip, her distant mother, her authoritarian father and a threat to her beloved dog, Tiger, Calry comes of age at 11 She shows a morbid taste for the cemetery where lies the little brother she never knew, whose place she could never take the only family member who is truly at peace Even Carly begins to wonder just when her tears are flowing for real She stubbornly insists that one day she Will see condors dancing up at Condor Spring These maligned birds are like Carly outwardly unattractive, but with hidden depths off grace and aerial beauty If she can learn to appreciate Them, may not people come to love and accept Her just as she is instead of some idealized daughter Don t let them quench your zest for uninhibited life July 11, 2011 I welcome dialogue with teachers `Free Kindle ☉ And Condors Danced ↛ The year Carly turns eleven is filled with playing detective, watching condors, observing a fierce feud involving her family s Southern California ranch, and coping with unexpected tragedies