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Product Details

  • Lexile Measure: 700L (What's this?)
  • Paperback: 162 pages
  • Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks (October 1991)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0689715218
  • ISBN-13: 978-0689715211
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.2 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,738,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From Publishers Weekly

In this spirited sequel to Split Sisters , spunky 12-year-old Case must prove herself by tracking down the sitter who disappears with her baby sister. Ages 8-12.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From School Library Journal

Grade 5-7-- In this sequel to Split Sisters (Macmillan, 1986), the irrepressible Case tackles new situations: a colicky baby sister; an older sister whose interest in boys makes Case feel left out; her first real date with her best friend, Willie; and trying to convince others that she really is a terrific kid, despite her "fast mouth." Adler's forte lies in presenting credible, complex family dynamics that encompass a range of feelings from sadness to humor. In a nice touch, Case is closer to her stepfather than to her mother. As often in Adler's work, the parents are human, hassled, and fall off of the proverbial pedestal. In the throes of the baby's incessant crying, they hastily choose a disturbed babysitter who ends up kidnapping little Meredith. Some readers may feel that this serious, important issue is treated too lightly and without enough credibility. However, this family story, with humor and a touch of mystery, dialogue that rings true, and a likable first-person narrator, is certain to appeal to both those who have read Split Sisters and those who haven't. --Connie Tyrrell Burns, Mahoney Middle School, South Portland, Maine
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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By A Customer on November 17, 1999
Format: Hardcover
This is one of my all-time favorites.......shame it's out of print! It's an excellent book. The way Case copes wiht the misunderstanding of the other emmebers of her family and her teachers i very realisic to that of a twelve-year-old. I enjoyed this book and reccommend it to anyone who likes to read. :)
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