All-of-a-Kind Family

5 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 370 ratings

All-of-a-Kind Family Publisher's Summary

It's the turn of the 20th century in New York's Lower East Side and a sense of adventure and excitement abounds for five young sisters - Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte and Gertie. Follow along as they search for hidden buttons while dusting Mama's front parlor, or explore the basement warehouse of Papa's peddler's shop on rainy days. The five girls enjoy doing everything together, especially when it involves holidays and surprises. But no one could have prepared them for the biggest surprise of all!
©1951 by Follett Publishing Company; 1979 by Ralph Taylor (P)2000 Listen & Live Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • All-of-a-Kind Family

    • By: Sydney Taylor
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    It's the turn of the 20th century in New York's Lower East Side and a sense of adventure and excitement abounds for five young sisters. Follow along on their adventures and experience their holiday fun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful story about family life.

    • By lavenderknitter on 10-27-15

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • More All-of-a-Kind Family

    • By: Sydney Taylor
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    In the third book of Sydney Taylor's classic children's series, Ella finds a boyfriend and Henny disagrees with Papa over her curfew. Thus continues the tale of a Jewish family of five sisters, Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie, living at the turn of the century in New York's Lower East Side. Entertaining and educational, this audiobook brings to life the joys and fears of that time and place.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, well read

    • By Jessica Filograsso on 12-03-18

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3

    All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown audiobook cover art
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  • Book 4

    • All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown

    • By: Sydney Taylor
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    Sydney Taylor grew up among immigrant families on New York City's Lower East Side prior to World War I and wrote the All-of-a-Kind Family series for her daughter. This sequel finds talented Ella, mischievous Henny, studious Sarah, dreamy Charlotte, and little Gertie helping Mama with their new baby brother, Charlie. Sydney Taylor's charming books capture the everyday life of a home with little money but lots of love and good times to share.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audio is terrible

    • By Holly Jo on 09-10-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 5

    Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family audiobook cover art
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