Betsy-Tacy #1
by Maud Hart Lovelace, Lois Lenski (Illustrator)
Publisher: HarperCollins
2nd Edition, ©2000, ISBN: 9780064400961
Mass market paperback, 122 pages
Price: $9.99

There are lots of children on Hill Street, but no little girls Betsy's age. So when a new family moves into the house across the street, Betsy hopes they will have a little girl she can play with. Sure enough, they do—a little girl named Tacy. And from the moment they meet at Betsy's fifth birthday party, Betsy and Tacy become such good friends that everyone starts to think of them as one person—Betsy-Tacy.

Betsy and Tacy have lots of fun together. They make a playhouse from a piano box, have a sand store, and dress up and go calling. And one day, they come home to a wonderful surprise—a new friend named Tib.

Ever since their first publication in the 1940's, the Betsy-Tacy stories have been loved by each generation of young readers.

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Summary: Betsy and Tacy are so inseparable that their friends call them Betsy-Tacy.

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