Harcourt Brace and Company

Anastasia Krupnik (An Anastasia Krupnik Story)

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Welcome to Anastasias world in the first book of the Anastasia series To Anastasia being ten is very confusing She has an awful teacher who doesnt like her non-rhyming poetry Washburn Cummings a very interesting boy doesnt even know shes alive And her parents insist that she visit her grandmother who cant even remember Anastasias name On top of that theyre going to have a baby-at their age To get back at them she just might have to do something terrible Ages 8-12. The first and best book in the very popular series describes the ups and downs of a precocious ten-year-old girl. Anastasia loves keeping lists of important information in her green notebook; when she discovers that her mother is pregnant, she instantly adds two new items to her "things I hate" list: "My parents" and "babies." But as the year passes, Anastasia finds that the items on her lists keep moving around; by the time her baby brother is born, the only thing left to hate is liver. An unusually warm, insightful and original portrait of childhood and family life, this is a special and memorable story. Horn Book called Anastasia "an amusing and engaging heroine" and The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books wrote, "the whole book is a delight."

  • Publish Date: 2015-01-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Lois Lowry

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