Anastasia on Her Own

 Anastasia on Her Own

About the Book

Anybody can run a household. All you need is a schedule. At least, that's what Anastasia thinks. So she and her dad decide to organize Anastasia's frazzled mother and help her run the household smoothly. But when Mom has to go away for a consulting job, Anastasia gets to test out her theory. The household quickly begins to crumble as Anastasia has to face Sam's chicken pox, an unexpected visit from her father's old girlfriend, and her first date ever. How is she supposed to take care of Sam and make a romantic gourmet meal? Anastasia has new-found respect for her mom and the important job she does.

About the Author

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She has received countless honors, among them Newbery Medals for two of her novels, Number the Stars and The Giver. She now divides her time between Cambridge and a 1769 farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com.