The Scotch Twins

The Scotch Twins The Scotch Twins Jock the sleepy head and Jean the canny little polisher and scrubber are just as lovable as any of their predecessors There is a nice little surprise too in the last chapter
  • Title: The Scotch Twins
  • Author: Lucy Fitch Perkins
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 185
  • Format: ebook
  • The Scotch Twins
    The Scotch Twins Jock, the sleepy head, and Jean, the canny little polisher and scrubber, are just as lovable as any of their predecessors There is a nice little surprise, too, in the last chapter.
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  • Lucy Fitch Perkins

    From a book jacket In 1910, at a crowded school in a poor section of Chicago, Lucy Fitch Perkins found children from twenty seven different countries learning together This experience instilled in her a vivid awareness of the task that faced American teachers to bring out of this potpourri of races one unified nation Her idea grew into a series of stories, some with geographical backgrounds, others with historical settings Her goal was to increase sympathy and understanding for the unique qualities of the different nationalities and the heritage left to them and to us by our forebears The Twins books have received acclaim from librarians, teachers, and parents, but, important, from the children themselves.


  • From the complete lack of reviews here, I speculate that the Twins books have gone out of style not to mention print That isn t necessarily a bad thing, in most cases These children s novels about boy and girl twin pairs in foreign countries were published early in the 20th century and often reflect the racism and xenophobia of that time They aren t all books you would want your kid to read But I d give The Scotch Twins to any kid who needed a good weekend.Jock and Jean live on a Highland farm w [...]

  • This is far and away my favorite of Perkins Twins series, which I discovered at about age seven Featuring a light hearted adventure plot than some of the others two of its predecessors, The French Twins and The Belgian Twins, take place during WWI are a very dark, while The Japanese Twins has strong themes of gender inequality the story follows Jean and Jock Campbell as they befriend an English boy visiting their Highland town and team up to stop a corrupt gamekeeper Jean has an equal, if not l [...]

  • Perkins Twins books range widely in reading level and sophistication The Scotch Twins, with a supposed reading level of sixth grade, is at the high end In this book, Perkins revokes the poverty of the Highlands of a hundred years ago without romance or pitying, She depicts a world of hard work, yet allows time for action and fun As with most of her stories, the sister, Jean, is the real hero with spunk and smarts to spare Blood brothers, clans, poachers and secret hideaways combine to move the p [...]

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