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She couldn't stand it anymore. "Oh, Mary Rose," she sobbed. "We're never going
to get out of here. The librarian's gone, and Daddy doesn't know where we are.
Suppose it storms for days and days? We'll starve. They'll find our poor starved ...
"Put another penny in," Miss Finton called. "I think Mary Rose and I have found
the rockets." "Never mind," Mary Rose shouted hastily. "It's the right box. We don't
need Madame Morgana anymore." Jo-Beth looked down at the card in her hand.
"Nobody wants stuff like this anymore. They'd make good firewood, I guess." She
brushed tears from her eyes angrily. "Well, black the boots and make them shine,
" she went on in a fierce tone. "Talking isn't doing. And we're up here to do.
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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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