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Ten Rules for Living with My Sister

Ten Rules for Living with My Sister

Ann M. Martin

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Pearl's older sister Lexie is in eighth grade and has a boyfriend. Pearl's only boyfriend is the family's crabby cat, Bitey. Lexie is popular. Pearl is not, mostly because of the embarrassing Three Bad Things that happened in school and which no one has forgotten. Everything Pearl does seems to drive Lexie crazy. On top of that, their grandfather is moving into their family's apartment and taking over Pearl's room. How will these sisters share without driving one another crazy?

Pearl is good at making lists of rules, but sometimes, life doesn't play by the rules!


Ten Rules for Living with My Sister

Half an hour ago my sister locked me out of her room. Then she opened her door long enough to hang this sign on it:
Then she closed the door again. It was the sixth time Lexie had hung...


Praise for Ten Rules for Living with My Sister

“The imaginative, artistic Pearl is a likable character, and girls with sisters will easily recognize themselves in either Pearl or Lexie.” —BCCB

Ten Rules is a fun read with a relatable young narrator…” —Shelf Awareness

“The book will undoubtedly appeal most to younger girls, and would make a delightful shared, read-aloud between parent and child, or grandparent and grandchild.” —VOYA

“Martin's expertise at capturing a character's authentic voice brings a high level of depth and meaning to this work.” —School Library Journal

“Ann M. Martin gives us the real deal in this easy-to-read, eventful novel.” —

“Martin, from her Baby-sitters Club days, knows all the ins and outs of Pearl's demographic, and the nine-year-old's travails will surely resonate with the intended audience.” —The Horn Book

In the Press

Read the Kirkus Review of TEN RULES FOR LIVING WITH MY SISTER . New York City is the setting of Newbery Honor winner Martin's (<em>A Corner of the Universe<em>, 2002) latest, which deftly explores the discord between two sisters. - Kirkus Reviews

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About the author

Ann M. Martin

Ann M. Martin is one of the most beloved and acclaimed authors publishing today. Her novel, Everything for a Dog, also published by Feiwel and Friends, was name a Best Book of 2009 by Kirkus Reviews and Book Page, and called "beautifully crafted" by Publishers Weekly in a starred review. Ann lives in upstate New York.

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