A long, boring summer--that's what Anastasia has to look forward to when her best friend goes off to camp. She's thrilled when old Mrs. Bellingham answers her ad for a job as a Lady's Companion. Anastasia is sure her troubles are over--she'll be busy and earn money!
But she doesn't expect to have to polish silver and serve at Mrs. Bellingham's granddaughter's birthday party as a maid! As if that isn't bad enough, she accidentally drops a piece of silverware down the garbage disposal and must use her earnings to pay for it! Is the summer destined to be a disaster?
NOMINEE 1989 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award
NOMINEE 1991 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award
WINNER 1989 - Kansas William Allen White Children's Book Award
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