Anastasia Krupnik is still a 12 year-old freckle-faced dynamo who knows her own mind and thinks for herself.
At present, she’s bored, depressed and in a state of extreme poverty. She needs a job – a refined lady’s companion, that’s her. However things don’t quite work out as she had planned and the girl who thinks for herself has to make some pretty major decisions – again.
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* "Lowry's right on target in capturing the thoughts and emotions of a twelve-year-old girl."--"Booklist," starred reviewAbout the Author:
Lois Lowry was born in 1937 in Honolulu, Hawaii, the daughter of an army officer. She went to school in Japan, university in the US and currently lives in Boston. While working as a freelance journalist in the 1970’s, Lois Lowry published a short story which was based on her own childhood and a children’s book editor contacted her to suggest she write for children. She followed this advice and has been writing for children, very successfully, for years!
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Book Description Collins, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6728677