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Angel in Charge
     

Angel in Charge

by Leslie Holt Morrill (Illustrator), Judy Delton
 

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Ten-year-old Angel and her little brother Rags have to cope with an incompetent babysitter and several crises while their mother is away. "Angel's good humor and real child concerns carry the day. The book's episodic format will appeal to middle-graders." -- Booklist

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Ten-year-old Angel and her little brother Rags have to cope with an incompetent babysitter and several crises while their mother is away. "Angel's good humor and real child concerns carry the day. The book's episodic format will appeal to middle-graders." -- Booklist

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"a flesh-and-blood child whom readers will take to their hearts. Each little jewel of a chapter is an episode unto itself, and Delton's handling of this format is reminiscent of Eleanor Estes' fine work." Booklist, ALA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395374887
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/29/1985
Edition description:
None
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
720L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Judy Delton was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has lived there most of her life. She has published more than one hundred books for children, including the popular Pee Wee Scouts series. A master at creating short, amusing episodes, Delton writes about ordinary children in a way often compared with that of Beverly Cleary, Eleanor Estes, and Carolyn Haywood.

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