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Jo-Beth held her head down because the wind was nipping her cheeks and nose
. Mary Rose kept staring ahead so she could see how much farther they had to
go. So it was Mary ... "Quick, Jo-Beth," she shouted at her sister. "We can go in ...
He spoke just as Mary Rose was saying to her sister, "Put down p-r-i-s-o-n. . ." "
Who is this?" the voice asked. ". ..e-r," Mary Rose finished quickly. "Is this the
police?" Jo-Beth shouted into the phone. "We're prisoners! We're prisoners in the
"But you'll try. You'll try!" When Miss Finton nodded, Jo-Beth shouted, "Hooray!"
then ran over and hugged her. "I do love this house. And I love you. You're funny,
but you're nice." "Jo-Beth!" Mary Rose was shocked, but Miss Finton smiled.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Rather implausible, but still fun and satisfying. Better for ages 8-10, or younger if you're reading it to them. Too bad the girls don't actually wind up spending that much time among all the books ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - NicoleSch - LibraryThing
The dialogue is somewhat stilted, and the girls aren't very interesting (except for their names, why would an author call two characters Mary Rose and Jo-Beth.) though the story was interesting. "Kids don't faint, only grown-ups faint." Tell that to my eight-year-old fainting self. Read full review
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