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Morgenstern, Susie.
New York : Viking, 1998.
IL 3-6  RL 6.0
ISBN 0670880078
Ten-year-old Ernest lives an uneventful life with his 80-year-old grandmother and their housekeeper. He has no friends or interests. He doesn’t have a television or a telephone. He’s never been to a restaurant or on a bus. He’s never even gone farther from his house than school. Until he meets Victoria! Victoria is nothing like Ernest. Ernest is quiet, where Victoria is boisterous. Ernest is methodical, while Victoria is spontaneous. Ernest is an only child with no parents, but Victoria has both parents and 13 brothers! But, still, they become friends and Ernest starts having the time of his life! Victoria even helps Ernest uncover the family Secret. What is this secret? Read Secret Letters from 0 to 10 by Susie Morgenstern to find out.  (New Hampshire Great Stone Face Committee)
SUBJECTS:     Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.


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