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Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls

Emmy and the Rat (Volume 2)

Lynne Jonell; art by Jonathan Bean

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Emmy Addison is an ordinary girl—almost. If you don’t count the fact that her parents are rich (very), her best friend is a boy (and a soccer star), and she can talk to rodents (and they talk back), she’s very ordinary indeed. But she hasn’t been that way for long . . .

It was only a few weeks ago that Emmy and her friends Ratty and Joe got rid of the evil Miss Barmy, the nanny who had nearly ruined Emmy’s life—and the lives of five other girls who went missing. Miss Barmy is now a rat. How much harm can she do?

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EMMY AND THE HOME FOR TROUBLED GIRLS
1EMMY ADDISON was an ordinary girl--almost.She had straight dark hair, skinny legs with a scrape on one knee, and no particular talent that she knew of. If you didn't count the fact that her parents were rich (very), her best friend was a boy (and a soccer star), and she could talk to rodents (and they talked back), she was very ordinary indeed.She hadn't been ordinary for long, but even just a few weeks were enough to convince her that she didn't want to be any other way. Since the middle of May, her teacher had actually remembered her name at school. The
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Praise for Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls

“Fans will find plenty of adventure, fun, and all the rodents they could wish for.”School Library Journal

More clever, rodent-filled fantasy featuring the irascible, irresistible Raston Rat and the extraordinary Emmy—and Bean’s flip-book wizardry.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Fans of the first book will be pleased.”—Booklist

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lynne Jonell; art by Jonathan Bean

  • Lynne Jonell is the author of the novels Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat and The Secret of Zoom, as well as several critically acclaimed picture books. Her books have been named Junior Library Guild Selections and a Smithsonian Notable Book, among numerous other honors. She teaches writing at the Loft Literary Center and lives with her husband and two sons in Plymouth, Minnesota. Jonathan Bean has a master’s degree in illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has illustrated several books for young readers, including Mokie and Bik. He lives in New York City.
  • Lynne Jonell
  • Jonathan Bean
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Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls

Emmy and the Rat

Lynne Jonell; art by Jonathan Bean

Junior Library Guild Selection, Smithsonian Notable Book
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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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