Synopses & Reviews
In the third book of the Anastasia series, Anstasia becomes an entrepeneur. When Anastasia's best friend goes off to camp for the summer, Anastasia decides she needs to do something too. So she starts her own business. Her first job is as a Lady's Companion. But what seems like an easy summer job turns into one problem after another. First off, turns out Lady's Companion is actually just a fancy way of saying maid. And then she accidently throws a silver bockle into the garbage disposal. How will she ever manage to pay for that? And what is a bockle, anyway?
"For the third time straight, Lowry's right on target in capturing the thoughts and emotions of a twelve-year-old girl." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
Twelve-year-old Anastasia has a series of disastrous experiences when, expecting to get a job as a lady's companion, she is hired to be a maid.
About the Author
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 Readers 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 Internation