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Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package : Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Four - Reprint - by Kate DiCamillo (Paperback)

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When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives at her house, Eugenia Lincoln is determined to have nothing to do with it. But her plans to get rid of it all end in frustration. How can Eugenia stop being tormented by this troublesome package? Illustrations.



Book Synopsis



What will it take for a cynical older sister to realize she's a born accordion player -- with music in her heart?

Eugenia Lincoln is a practical person with no time for gee-gaws, whoop-de-whoops, or frivolity. When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives at her house, she is determined to have nothing to do with it. But her plans to sell the accordion, destroy the accordion, and give the accordion away all end in frustration. How can Eugenia stop being tormented by this troublesome package? Might she discover that a bit of unforeseen frivolity could be surprisingly . . . joyous?



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Van Dusen's illustrations enliven the already amusing text. A great addition to chapter book shelves and a must-have for fans of the series.
--School Library Journal

The text is peppered with tough vocabulary for the more advanced independent readers in the intended age group, but the story also works well as a bedtime read-aloud for those not ready to tackle words and phrases such as "malevolent," "obtuse," or "diametrically opposed" on their own. Eugenia's need for routine and her intolerance of change and uncertainty will resonate with readers who experience life similarly.
--Kirkus Reviews

As in the earlier books, believable (if eccentric) personalities, sophisticated vocabulary, and polished prose make this an inviting title for emerging chapter- book readers. Fans of this series and the earlier Mercy Watson books will be amazed by Eugenia's partial redemption and delight that the results are merely temporary.
--Booklist



About The Author



Kate DiCamillo is the beloved author of many books for young readers, including the Mercy Watson and Tales from Deckawoo Drive series. Her books Flora & Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux both received Newbery Medals. A former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, she lives in Minneapolis.

Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of The Circus Ship, King Hugo's Huge Ego, Randy Riley's Really Big Hit, and Hattie & Hudson, and the illustrator of the Mercy Watson and Tales from Deckawoo Drive series as well as Mac Barnett's President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath. Chris Van Dusen lives in Maine.

Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inch (W) x .4 Inch (D)
Weight: .25 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 112
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Series Title: Tales from Deckawoo Drive
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Format: Paperback
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Language: English
Street Date: September 11, 2018
TCIN: 53507774
UPC: 9781536203530
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-8368
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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