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Anastasia Krupnik

Overview

Welcome to Anastasia's world in the first book of the Anastasia series!

To Anastasia, being ten is very confusing. She has an awful teacher who doesn’t like her non-rhyming poetry. Washburn Cummings, a very interesting boy, doesn't even know she's alive. And her parents insist that she visit her grandmother, who can’t even remember Anastasia's name. On top of that, they're going to have a baby—at their age! To get back at them, she just might ...

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Overview

Welcome to Anastasia's world in the first book of the Anastasia series!

To Anastasia, being ten is very confusing. She has an awful teacher who doesn’t like her non-rhyming poetry. Washburn Cummings, a very interesting boy, doesn't even know she's alive. And her parents insist that she visit her grandmother, who can’t even remember Anastasia's name. On top of that, they're going to have a baby—at their age! To get back at them, she just might have to do something terrible.

 

Anastasia's tenth year has some good things like falling in love and really getting to know her grandmother and some bad things like finding out about an impending baby brother.

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Editorial Reviews

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"The well-turned phrase amuses, and the unexpected turn of events surprises in a plot that is tightly strung." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780544336681
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 1/6/2015
  • Series: Anastasia Krupnik Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 609,382
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Lois Lowry

Lois Lowry is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her first novel, A SUMMER TO DIE, was awarded the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com.

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