Big Trouble in Little Twinsville

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9780060285906: Big Trouble in Little Twinsville

Double trouble!

When she was little, Eve asked her parents for a baby brother or sister. But she didn't ask for two! And now the twin terrors -- a.k.a. her little sisters, Amy and May -- are in her life for good. Or bad. Very bad.

The twins trespass in her room. They smear her with peanut butter at the beach. And they get away with everything, just because they're cute! But when Eve's parents decide to vacation at the twin festival at the Twin Falls Resort, enough is enough! With her cousins Lindsay and Karen, Eve plots revenge on behalf of all the singletons.

It's Eve and her cousins versus the terrible twosome. Who will win the big showdown?

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Elizabeth Levy loves to tell stories that combine serious issues with humor. She has proven it with her award-winning books for young readers, including My Life As A Fifth-Grade Comedian, Keep Ms. Sugarman In The Fourth Grade, and other best-selling books in the Sam and Robert series, including Frankenstein Moved In On The Fourth Floor and Dracula Is A Pain In The Neck. She lives in New York City.

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Gr. 3-6. Ten-year-old Eve rues the day when she begged her parents for a baby sister or brother. Now she contends on a daily basis with her five-year-old twin sisters, Amy and May. The "gruesome twosome" causes her plenty of grief--invading her room, stealing and breaking her prize possessions, leaving a mess wherever they go, and embarrassing Eve along the way. As Eve keeps saying, "I only ordered one." But life gets worse when her parents decide to attend a twins festival. This excursion is only palatable because Eve's two cousins will also attend. Mistaken for triplets, the cousins decide to take the talent show by storm. Waiting backstage, Eve feels surprisingly bad when Amy and May flop during their talent segment. As the three older girls come to the twins' rescue, Eve learns what being a family (and a big sister) really means. Levy's simple, humorous story, told quickly in 10 chapters, works primarily because Eve finds absolutely no humor in her situation, even though everyone else does. Kathy Broderick
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