Vanderbeekers to the Rescue

Vanderbeekers to the Rescue

Vanderbeekers #3
by Karina Yan Glaser
Trade Paperback, 368 pages
List Price: $7.99 Sale Price: $6.79

Harlem's favorite family returns in the third installment in the Vanderbeerkers series, wherein the Vanderbeeker kids find themselves racing to save their mother's baking business from city closure.

"The Vanderbeekers to the Rescue is almost a case study in why these kinds of series are so captivating for young readers: Above all, while the happy ending might be a foregone conclusion, there is great satisfaction in seeing how their favorite characters untangle the knot this time." —The New York Times.

"Once again Glaser produces a charming novel reminiscent of classic and contemporary family story mainstays by Edward Eager, Jeanne Birdsall, and others, but she adds depth with racial diversity, evocative city details, and complex socio-economic issues.... Satisfying as a stand-alone and a welcome return for those who consider the Vanderbeekers part of their own family." —Kirkus

"Glaser ticks all the boxes of a classic middle-grade ensemble piece....funny, with character-grounded quirkiness, just enough slapstick, and no winking over kids' heads....The whole thing is a little retro, very welcoming to the reader, and sweet to the core."—Horn Book

"Glaser manages the large cast of characters with ease.... A satisfying addition to the Vanderbeeker series."—Booklist

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