Cassidy's Guide to Everyday Etiquette (and Obfuscation) by Sue Stauffacher

By Sue Stauffacher

Book Details:

ISBN: 0375830979
EAN: 9780375830976
ASIN: 0375830979
Publisher: Knopf Books for younger Readers
Publication Date: 2015-06-09
Number of Pages: 304
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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Eleven-year-old Cassidy has simply inherited a present from her past due great-grandmother. regrettably, that "gift" seems to be a summer time trapped in etiquette tuition. What stable are manners, besides, for a lady who desires of residing lifestyles at the street as a hobo-er, "knight of the road"?

as though attempting to you should definitely continue her elbows off the desk isn't undesirable sufficient, Cassidy's ally, Jack, all of sudden turns out extra drawn to doing chores for the recent teenage lady who's moved in round the corner than in fishing with Cassidy down through the river. no longer even her vintage epic pranks appear to be saving Cassidy from having her worst summer season ever. It's time to stand proof: starting to be up stinks.

Veteran middle-grade writer Sue Stauffacher returns with a cranky, pranky, laugh-out-loud tomboy heroine who could simply study the challenging manner that manners do topic, and that folks can change.

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Gravity keeps the moon close to the earth, and it keeps the planets close to the sun, too. ” “I don’t know, Eva. Nobody really knows for sure. And when no one knows the answer to something, it’s called a mystery. ” How fun! Eva imagines herself wondering about gravity together with all of the people in the world. Eva watches the moon disappear behind the clouds as she walks, excited to see where it will appear next. ” “I wonder about that too! ” Eva tries to think about all the sand in the whole world.

I wonder if there were feelings…” As she walks home, Eva sees the moon again, glowing brightly above the roof of her house. ” We live with some big mysteries. When we come upon one, we’re given a little gift. Every mystery is something for all of us to wonder about together. What do you wonder about? ” It’s the foundation from which we begin our investigation of the world: asking questions, taking the necessary time to understand the answers, and searching for new answers when the ones we have in hand don’t seem to work.

Eva watches the moon disappear behind the clouds as she walks, excited to see where it will appear next. ” “I wonder about that too! ” Eva tries to think about all the sand in the whole world. “It feels so big that I can’t fit it all in my imagination. ” Eva walks down another path, looking for the moon, and a little, orange butterfly appears. Then she notices there are butterflies everywhere! ” “These butterflies have been flying around for a few days. But they started out as little caterpillars.

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