By Lois Lowry
A protracted, uninteresting summer--that's what Anastasia has to appear ahead to whilst her ally is going off to camp. She's overjoyed while previous Mrs. Bellingham solutions her advert for a role as a Lady's spouse. Anastasia is bound her problems are over--she'll be busy and earn money!
But she doesn't anticipate to need to polish silver and serve at Mrs. Bellingham's granddaughter's celebration as a maid! as though that isn't undesirable sufficient, she unintentionally drops a section of silverware down the rubbish disposal and needs to use her profits to pay for it! Is the summer time destined to be a catastrophe?
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