As a child, I read all of Catherine Woolley's series, but my favorite was Ginnie and Geneva. Ginnie moved and started going to a new school. After a rocky start, she developed a close friendship with Geneva. Sometimes the series flirted with mysteries, but usually it focused on relationships and activities Ginnie became involved in.
Ginnie and Geneva were in fourth grade and attended Lincoln School. Ginnie was thin and long-legged with short, light brown hair and wide hazel eyes. She lived at 82 Red Robin Lane in a white house. She had previously lived in hotels because her father traveled a lot for business. While Ginnie was somewhat shy and almost always kind, Geneva was outgoing and sometimes brash. Their friends were Peter Ladd, the serious boy with blond hair and glasses who lived next door to Ginnie, Lucy and Leonard, twins, and Anna, shy and poor.
1. 1948 Ginnie and Geneva
2. 1951 Ginnie Joins In
3. 1954 Ginnie and the New Girl
4. 1957 Ginnie and the Mystery House
5. 1960 Ginnie and the Mystery Doll
6. 1963 Ginnie and her Juniors
7. 1966 Ginnie and the Cooking Contest
8. 1967 Ginnie and the Wedding Bells
9. 1969 Ginnie and the Mystery Cat
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