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Last-But-Not-Least Lola and a Knot the Size of Texas

Authors: Pakkala, Christine
Publisher: Astra Publishing House
BISAC/Subject: JUV045000, JUV039060, JUV019000
ISBN: 9781629797458, Related ISBNs: 1629793248, 1629797456, 1629798908, 9781629793245, 9781629797458
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 169,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: Perfect for fans of Beverly Cleary's "Ramona" and Ivy & Bean, here is a laugh-out-loud, heartwarming, and intensely satisfying story about family, the importance of friendship, and creative problem-solving. 

In her fourth hilarious adventure, good-hearted Lola Zuckerman can't help  getting into trouble. Her friends are all traveling for the Thanksgiving holidays, so she offers to dog-sit — but fails to mention this to Mom, who is desperately trying to finish a batch of Lola dresses for a new client. Now Lola is juggling her dog-sitting responsibilities with her worries. Will her parents discover the growing knot in her hair and cause her excruciating pain brushing it out? Will her grandmothers discover that she's lied to them every year about who makes the best pumpkin pie? Will Jack get so involved in his new babysitting and yard-work jobs that, like Mom and Dad, he won't have time for her anymore? Lola's worries, like the knot in her hair, grow greater until she finally has to stop hiding them and start untangling them.
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