Andi is 9 in this series and has plenty of adventures in store. These books are
My daughter is soon to be 12 (and a fan of Andi). She might be a teensy bit old for this Andi Carter series but she enjoyed these books and they make great reads for 7 to 10 year olds (and 11 year olds who love Andi).
Following reviews by The Sweet Peanut ~ 11 Years Old
And Saddles Up is 112 pages and in paperback form.
Sweet Peanut addendum: Andi's family are Christians
And Under the Big Top is 105 pages and also in paperback form.
Andi Under the Big Top: In the summertime the circus comes to town. Andi meets a boy named Henry. He works at the circus but he's actually a runaway. He doesn't like to plow his uncle's fields so he runs away to join the circus. But he's not able to get out of the circus because he has a mean boss who won't let him go. One night Taffy (remember the horse) disappears! Who took Taffy? (cue music) Read the book to find out.
How did The Sweet Peanut enjoy these books?
My daughter really enjoyed both Circle C Stepping Stones books. She read them by herself and devoured them in one day and we have plans to buy some for a younger friend who just had a birthday (I know we're late. Can't be helped.).
I really like it that through reviewing the Andi Carter books my daughter has found an author, and character that she looks forward to reading and can grow with.
Both titles offer a free study guide available on the website for free download. These include reinforcement questions, vocabulary words, printable bookmarks, activities, and background information for each chapter.