Monica and the Bratty Stepsister (Monica Murray)
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Monica and the Bratty Stepsister (Monica Murray)

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Monica tries hard to be nice to her 8-year-old stepsister, but it's hard. When she has to spend the whole day with Angela, it seems like Angela's trying to sabotage her at every turn. Will Monica make it through the day?
Hardcover, 78 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Monica (first published August 28th 2010)
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Part of the Monica series, this “real life” book focuses on middle school Monica having to baby-sit her second grade stepsister Angela. Bratty Angela does everything she can to make Monica’s day go wrong, and the book culminates in the two coming to an understanding about why they are having a hard time getting along. Angela’s reasoning (her mother died and she is afraid to like Monica for fear she will die as well) seems a bit far fetched, but upper elementary and middle school readers will lov...more
Recommended for gr. 4-6, maybe through 8th grade for low level readers. The story is fairly simple and predictable and might not hold the interest of older readers, although the main character is supposedly in the 8th grade. (The cover model looks more like a 6th grader to me.) The simple narrative is made more interesting with emphasis placed on occasional words and sentences using a larger font and an accent color. Graphics of text messages give additional depth to the story and help to hold i...more
Josselyn Gualpa
This book is good because it is interesting
its really good
Um... *not* for me.
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