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Johnson, Angela.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.
IL 3-6  RL 4.8
ISBN 0679990534
Charlie, short for Charlene, has just moved to Magnolia Street. She misses her old neighborhood and friends. She was hoping to meet some kids on her new street. "Thatís strange," thought Charlie, "I havenít seen one kid on this street since I moved here. I wonder where they are?" Her brother, Sid, had the answer. "Those beautiful willow trees on Magnolia Street are full of maniac monkeys and they have stolen all the kids who live on the street." Charlie didnít believe him but she wasnít so sure. So when Charlie met Billy one day, she asked Billy if there were any maniac monkeys on their street. He wasnít certain so he suggested they set a trap for all the monkeys. Charlie and Billy sat under one of those beautiful willow trees all afternoon waiting for the maniac monkeys. After awhile, they fell asleep and when they woke up they had brown fur all over their faces! How did that happen? What did the maniac monkeys do to them? Read Maniac Monkeys on Magnolia Street to find out what other summertime adventures Charlie and Billy had on Magnolia Street. (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee)
SUBJECTS:     Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Moving, Household -- Fiction.


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