Annie's Adventures

Annie's Adventures

Book - 2008
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A rather large problem has befallen the Huit girls. (Sisters, actually. Octuplets to be exact.) One particular New Year's Eve, the girls wait for their mommy to bring them hot chocolate and their daddy to return with more wood for the fire. But they don't. Mommy and Daddy, that is. They're gone. Poof! Maybe dead--no one knows for sure.
You must see the problem here. Eight little girls on their own, no mommy or daddy to take care of them. This is not a good thing.
So now these little girls, must take care of themselves. Get to school, cook the meals, feed the cats (eight of them, too), and pay the bills. They can't ask for help, oh no. Any self-respecting adult would surely call in social services, and those well-meaning people would have to split them up. After losing their parents, being split up would be completely unbearable.
At the same time, the question remains:What happened to Mommy and Daddy? The Sisters Eight (as they are called, affectionately and otherwise) are determined to find out. Luckily, they do seem to have someone or something helping them. Notes keep appearing behind a loose brick in the fireplace.
It's a good old-fashioned mystery with missing (or dead) parents, nosy neighbors, talking refrigerators, foul-smelling fruitcake (is there any other kind?), and even a little magic. Eight little girls, eight cats, and one big mystery--let the fun begin!

Annie's Adventures, wherein the girls' parents go missing (or die) and the girls learn each one has a power and gift. Annie, being the oldest, is the first to discover hers.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008.
ISBN: 9780547053387
Branch Call Number: j F SISTERS ANNIE'S bk. 1
Characteristics: 136 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.


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Jul 08, 2016

I recommend this book because it has some emotion in it and also has a bit of action. I like how at the end of the book you do not know what is going to happen next and you want to keep on reading. At the beginning it is kind of sad how they do not know where there parents are but it is also exciting to know what they are going to do.

Jul 05, 2016

Really good beginning to a fantastic series!! I love how the novels in this series are suitable for young ages, but also contain loads of mystery.

maryamabid Mar 13, 2015

This book is the first book in the series The Sisters 8. It is very exciting to read.My favourite part in the story is when Annie {The oldest child} got her power and gift. What's her gift and power?Better the book to find out....
P.S, the sisters are ocuplets they were born one minute apart.{ocuplets are like twins or triplets but instead with 8 sisters}

Allycat24 Aug 05, 2014

I am 11 and I love these books

samdog123 Aug 01, 2014

A really great little mystery series for kids under 10. Eight sisters, eight cats and a mystery to solve. When their parents go missing, the sisters receive a note telling them that each must discover their special power in order to discover what happened to their parents. First in a series of eight titles, one for each sister.

Oct 19, 2013


horselover4 Feb 06, 2013

sisters 8? AWESOME!my best friend read them so i am ,too it is awesome

sterek Jun 27, 2012

I read this book when in the summer before fifth grade . . . I know, tad late, huh? But it had a really cute cover and the beginning was an instant hook! I love it and continued reading the series. While it may be a bit kiddish (actually, I'm older than the age group required XD), it was funny and adventurous enough for a couple of, erm, 8-year-old octuplets.

(Staff) Kyla Zerbes Apr 14, 2012

Grabbed this b/c it looked cute. Glad I did. The little girl it was for read it 6 times in a row. Thankfully not out loud :)

Van_T Feb 26, 2012

Really good book

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Jan 01, 2017

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Jul 08, 2016

rojon thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 12

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whiteshadow13 Mar 13, 2012

On New Year's Eve, the octuplets Huit--Annie, Durinda, Georgia, Jackie, Marcia, Petal, Rebecca, and Zinnia--discover that their parents are missing, and then uncover a mysterious note instructing them that each must find her power and her gift if they want to know what happened to their parents.


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