The Lotterys Plus One

The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue

The first in a series of novels aimed at readers aged eight to twelve. The Lotterys Plus One introduces readers to nine-year-old Sumac Lottery and her six siblings, four parents and five pets. This chaotic, happy household is disrupted when a grandfather with dementia suddenly has to move in.  “Fans will recognise not only her gift for representing a child’s point of view, but also her knack for showing how a family, no matter how small or large, develops its own language, even its own culture” the New York Times.

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by Kayla on Red Cedar Book Awards

This book needs more drama, and perhaps less characters. It was a good book overall. I found it confusing because there were so many characters.

by Natasha on Red Cedar Book Awards

Good story line