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Mr . Onetree had waited till the last minute to take Mary Rose and her sister Jo -
Beth , who was asleep on the back seat of the car , to stay with Aunt Madge . “ It '
s beginning to snow , ” Mrs . Onetree had warned her husband . “ I ' d like to see ...
Remember , stay in the car and keep the doors locked . I ' ll be back in a couple of
minutes . " “ We ' ll freeze , ” Jo - Beth said with satisfaction . “ The snow will come
down and cover the car and we ' ll freeze to death while you ' re gone .
... know what wonderful sisters he had had , especially Jo - Beth . “ No wonder
Mommy calls you ' gloomy Gus , ' " said Mary Rose . “ You ' re so silly . ” She
started to walk away from the door . Jo - Beth promptly followed . “ I don ' t want to
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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 - ComposingComposer - 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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