for words and imaginative stories will take you on fascinating journeys with
Sara, Ashley, Skinnybones the cat and, mysterious Purple Doll.
Become part of
Sara Winter's awesome world. Quiver and laugh with Sara and her best friend
Ashley Porter as they wend their way through the past under the magical and
watchful eyes of Purple Doll.
The five book magical mystery-history Sara
Series is entertaining and packed with fun.The first book is an extraordinary
adventure of an ordinary fifth grader.
But is it?Is it all merely an imaginative tale
designed to excuse Sara's late arrival home?Her mother chooses to believe her.But then, mom's often do.
the series evolves Sara and Ashley discover that the past was never boring
and that history is more than simply memorizing lists of names and dates.How they travel back in time is explained,
yet not explained.The books are thought provoking.While the history has been carefully
researched the focus of the books is on the two best friends, how they
interact with each other, the people they meet, and how they each deal with
new situations.Sara and Ashley learn to think outside the
Each successive book
becomes more sophisticated with more layers of complexity and more twists
and turns.By the fifth book, "Sara and the Puzzling Ancient Secret," Sara
and Ashley are seventh graders in Junior High.Thinking beyond conventional borders is no stranger to the girls.