Durinda's Dangers (The Sisters Eight) (The Sisters Eight, 2)

Durinda's Dangers (The Sisters Eight) (The Sisters Eight, 2) by Lauren Baratz-Logsted 0547053398 9780547053394
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Mystery, adventure, and magic--a new chapter book series featuring octuplets!A rather large problem has befallen the Huit girls. (Sisters, actually, Octuplets to be exact.) One particular New Year's Eve, the girls wait for their mommy to bring them hot chocolate and their daddy to return with more wood for the fire. But they don't. Mommy and Daddy, that is. They're gone. Poof! Maybe dead--no one knows for sure.You must see the problem here. Eight little girls on their own, no mommy or daddy to take care of them. This is not a good thing. So now these little girls, must take care of themselves. Get to school, cook the meals, feed the cats (eight of them, too), and pay the bills. They can't ask for help, oh no. Any self-respecting adult would surely call in social services, and those well-meaning people would have them split up. After losing their parents, being split up would be completely unbearable.At the same time, the question remains: What happened to Mommy and Daddy? The Sisters Eight (as they are called, affectionately and otherwise) are determined to find out. Luckily, they do seem to have someone or something happening to them. Notes keep appearing behind a loose brick in the fireplace.It's a good old-fashioned mystery with missing (or dead) parents, nosy neighbours, talking refrigerators, foul-smelling fruitcake (is there any other kind?), and even a little magic. Eight little girls, eight cats, and one big mystery--let the fun begin!"DURINDA'S DANGERS", wherein Durinda, second in line, discovers her power and gift. Boy, is her power a doozy      

Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 128

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 2008-12-29

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