- Angst? What Angst?: Most little girls would cry in fear if they got lost at Coney Island, but not Henny.
- Values Dissonance: Overly-zealous Moral Guardians have attempted to ban the books due to one Polish character nicknamed Polack and an Italian character with a stereotypical-a accent-a!
- The Woobie: Poor Sarah is rather unlucky in the first book, and it's all taken very seriously.
YMMV / All-of-a-Kind Family