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ISBN13: 9780802853370
ISBN10: 0802853374
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Middle sister Alice helps her family recognize that her exuberant younger sister Rosie's accounts of her day are creative stories rather than lies.

Synopsis:

In-the-middle Alice stars in another hilarious story involving her perfect older brother, Oliver, and her mischievous younger sister, Rosie, who always steals the show. In this final book of the series, Rosie cannot stop telling lies, and it's causing problems for the whole family. Oliver tries to teach Rosie the difference between what's true and what's not, her parents create a truth-telling chart, but Alice is the only one who suspects that something else might be going on. . . .

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inkspotswis, July 20, 2009 (view all comments by inkspotswis)

A generation ago there was Ramona Quimby.

In Rosie Singer, the preschool inguine of “Alice’s Shooting Star,” author Tim Kennemore may finally have created a character rivaling that legendary girl in wit and propensity for trouble.

The title focuses on Alice, the 8-year-old middle child of a suburban family. But the spotlight quickly moves to Rosie, the youngest of three, whose parents and older siblings are vainly trying to reign in her insatiable imagination.

When Rosie says she ate starcakes and glitterberries for lunch, they chide her for telling lies.

The family dynamics are odd -- Rosie's siblings and parents are all really uptight.

But Rosie herself is sheer delight, in a hilariously troublesome way.

The story peaks as her preschool stages an alternative Christmas pageant, with children dressed as vegetables. “Scatter seeds upon the earth, celebrate a baby’s birth,” participants recite.

If that isn’t funny enough, someone -- Rosie, of course, but no one can prove it -- has filled a watering can with black paint.

Laugh till you cry humor, great characters, a memorable tale.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802853370
Publisher:
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family life
Illustrator:
Mike Spoor
Illustrator:
Spoor, Mike
Author:
Tim Kennemore
Author:
Kennemore, Tim
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
90
Dimensions:
7.80x5.30x.60 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
02-06

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"Synopsis" by , In-the-middle Alice stars in another hilarious story involving her perfect older brother, Oliver, and her mischievous younger sister, Rosie, who always steals the show. In this final book of the series, Rosie cannot stop telling lies, and it's causing problems for the whole family. Oliver tries to teach Rosie the difference between what's true and what's not, her parents create a truth-telling chart, but Alice is the only one who suspects that something else might be going on. . . .
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