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Penny from Heaven Summary
Jennifer L. Holm

Everything you need to understand or teach Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm.

  • Penny from Heaven Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Penny from Heaven Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Penny from Heaven Summary

Plot Summary

Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm is a story about a young girl who is on her way to adolescence. Barbara Ann Falucci, who has always been known by the nickname Penny, lives with her mother Eleanor, grandmother Me-me and grandfather Pop-pop in New Jersey in the mid 1950s. Her father, who came from a large Italian family, has been dead since Penny was so young that she barely remembers him at all. Despite her many efforts to find out the truth, the circumstances of his death are a mystery to her. As a result, Penny often wonders about heaven and death, although she has no intention of dying herself until she is at least a hundred years old or more.

Penny's best friend is her cousin Frankie, and they spend a great deal of time together, sharing many of the same interests. They both enjoy baseball...

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