Emma Dilemma and the new nanny

by Hermes, Patricia.

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Children's Fiction Collection J F HERM
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CLP - Carrick Children's First Chapter Books j Fic Hermes,
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's First Chapter Books j Fic Hermes,
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction Hermes
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Northland Public Library Children's Fiction J FIC HERMES
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Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Fiction j SERIES HERMES
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Summary
Marmaduke is missing! Once again, Emma has forgotten to put her ferret back in his cage. And with four brothers and sisters and a poodle who chases Marmaduke around the house, Emma finds herself in the middle of this and other family dilemmas. If only she can prove to her parents that she's responsible, then maybe they'll let her join the traveling soccer team. When Annie, the new nanny, arrives, Emma feels she's found someone who's on her side. Annie's the coolest nanny ever, but will Mom and Daddy let her stay? Or will they fire her, as they have so many of the other nannies?
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 3-5. Hermes will leave thoughtful young readers mulling issues of trust and responsibility with this tale of a large family beset with domestic minicrises. Beginning with the night that Emma's ferret escapes for the umpteenth time and takes refuge in her parents' bed, Hermes repeatedly puts Emma on the spot. Her pet bites a classmate after she takes it to school without permission; she accidentally burns the passport of the family's newest nanny, Annie O'Reilly; then she saves the lovable nanny from a dangerous fall but tries to hide the incident from her overprotective parents. The tumult in a family with five preteen children, several pets, and two working parents provides a lively setting, and the author lightly but effectively conveys the ideas that adults aren't perfect and that admitting mistakes is often the first step toward solutions that leave everyone pleased. --John Peters Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Responsibility -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Nannies -- Fiction.
Ferrets as pets -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Marshall Cavendish,2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 106 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 0761452869
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