Anastasia on Her Own (An Anastasia Krupnik story) (Paperback)

Anastasia on Her Own (An Anastasia Krupnik story) By Lois Lowry, Diane de Groat (Illustrator) Cover Image

Anastasia on Her Own (An Anastasia Krupnik story) (Paperback)

By Lois Lowry, Diane de Groat (Illustrator)


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Anybody can run a household. All you need is a schedule. At least, that's what Anastasia thinks. So she and her dad decide to organize Anastasia's frazzled mother and help her run the household smoothly. But when Mom has to go away for a consulting job, Anastasia gets to test out her theory. The household quickly begins to crumble as Anastasia has to face Sam's chicken pox, an unexpected visit from her father's old girlfriend, and her first date ever. How is she supposed to take care of Sam and make a romantic gourmet meal? Anastasia has new-found respect for her mom and the important job she does.

Lois Lowry is the author of more than forty books for children and young adults, including the New York Times bestselling Giver Quartet and 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 Reader Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver.

Diane deGroat is the award-winning illustrator of more than 130 books. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Product Details ISBN: 9780544540279
ISBN-10: 0544540271
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2016
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: An Anastasia Krupnik story

"As always with the Anastasia stories, pacing and character are excellent, and humor varies from laugh-out-loud farce to wry insights into a loving family." Publishers Weekly —