Taking Care of Terrific

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Taking Care of Terrific

by Lois Lowry

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | April 27, 1983 | Hardcover

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Going to the park to broaden his horizons, fourteen-year-old babysitter Enid enjoys unexpected friendships with a bag lady and a black saxophonist.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 176 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.2 in

Published: April 27, 1983

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0395340705

ISBN - 13: 9780395340707

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Taking Care of Terrific

by Lois Lowry

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 176 pages, 3.25 × 2.17 × 0.2 in

Published: April 27, 1983

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0395340705

ISBN - 13: 9780395340707

From the Publisher

Going to the park to broaden his horizons, fourteen-year-old babysitter Enid enjoys unexpected friendships with a bag lady and a black saxophonist.

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 Reader''s 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 International Reading Association''s Children''s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com.

From Our Editors

Taking her overprotected young charge to the public park to broaden his horizons, fourteen-year-old baby sitter Enid enjoys unexpected friendships with a black saxophonist and a bag lady until she is charged with kidnapping

Editorial Reviews

"Touching, inventive, believable, and hilarious . . . with a solid base of sharp characterization and some pithy commentary on our society." The Bulletin of the Center for Children''s Books

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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