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ANASTASIA KRUPNIK

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Disappointing after A Summer to Die (1977), this episodic story takes Anastasia, ten, from her parents' unwelcome announcement that they're expecting a second child to her acceptance of the baby brother when he's born. A changing list of "Things I Love" and "Things I Hate" helps tie together Anastasia's experiences: she writes a poem which is not appreciated by her stereotypically unenlightened ... Read full review

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Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Alice Kuhn - Goodreads

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Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - LauraW - Goodreads

I was recently looking at a web page that compared the covers from various editions of this book http://and this spurred me on to read this book again. Lately, I have been wanting to read some old ... Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Victoria Tkach - Goodreads

This book was an ok book. I isn't the best but you could still read this. I would give this a 3 out of 5 stars. Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Jody - Goodreads

I recently re-read a bunch of Anastasia books because I was going through some tough grown-up stuff and wanted a cheerful escape. Dang, I love these books. I love the characters, I love the way they interact, and I love that 30+ years later they still feel so relatable. Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Mara - Goodreads

The Anastasia books (which I devoured as a youth) are still fantastic and it all began with this first one. Lois Lowry deftly creates an empathetic character straight out of my nostalgic dreams--the ... Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Aimee - Goodreads

This is the first in the famous Anastasia series, which was a big favorite of mine growing up. I read them all out of order, but unlike a lot of series, that isn't a problem. This first book lacks the ... Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Caitlintobin - Goodreads

Anastasia's voice is so clear throughout the book. Her feelings and viewpoint of the world are so accurate. I especially liked the list of things Anastasia likes and hates that is threaded throughout ... Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Erica Sanchez - Goodreads

Like many of those posting reviews on this book, I am older than the 8-12 age range it was written for. This review is based only on a very quick (but satisfying) re-read and good-old fashion ... Read full review

Review: Anastasia Krupnik (Anastasia Krupnik #1)

User Review  - Carol Hardesty - Goodreads

While I did like this book, I thought it was a little weak compared to the other books in the "Anastasia" series. I guess it's one of those series that gets better as it goes along. Read full review

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All reviews - 161
5 stars - 68
4 stars - 56
3 stars - 21
1 star - 2
Unrated - 13

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