In Aunt Lucy's Kitchen by Cynthia Rylant
(The Cobble Street Cousins, Book 1)

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"Welcome to Cobble Street!"Meet Lily, Rosie, and Tess, the three heroines of a new series by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and acclaimed artist Wendy Anderson Halperin.Lily wants to be a poet.Tess wants to act on Broadway.And Rosie wants a little cottage with flowers by the door.But for right now, the three cousins are happy staying with their Aunt Lucy on Cobble Street. It's summer, school's out, and the cousins have a project -- a cookie company! They deliver fresh-baked cookies and meet a customer who has a crush on Aunt Lucy. But he's too shy to tell her. How will these two ever gettogether? It's up to the cousins to make romance bloom on Cobble Street!

About Cynthia Rylant

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Cynthia Rylant was born on June 6, 1954 in Hopewell, Virginia. She attended and received degrees at Morris Harvey College, Marshall University, and Kent State University. Rylant worked as an English professor and at the children's department of a public library, where she first discovered her love of children's literature. She has written more than 100 children's books in English and Spanish, including works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novel Missing May won the 1993 Newbery Medal and A Fine White Dust was a 1987 Newbery Honor book. Rylant wrote A Kindness, Soda Jerk, and A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories, which were named as Best Book for Young Adults. When I was Young in the Mountains and The Relatives Came won the Caldecott Award. She has many popular picture books series, including Henry and Mudge, Mr. Putter and Tabby and High-Rise Private Eyes. Wendy Anderson Halperin is an acclaimed artist who has illustrated dozens of books for children, including "Let s Go Home" by Cynthia Rylant, "Soft House" by Jane Yolen, and "Turn, Turn, Turn!" by Peter Seeger. She lives in South Haven, Michigan.
Published October 1, 1998 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 64 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this entry in the new Cobble Street Cousins series, nine-year-old cousins Rosie, Lily, and Tess, whose three sets of parents are all away touring with a ballet company, open a business and play matchmaker for Aunt Lucy, with whom they're living.

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Three creative cousins bring can-do spirit and goodhearted fun to this new chapter book series from Newbery Medalist Rylant. Nine-year-olds Lily, Rosie and Tess are bunking with their Aunt Lucy for a

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Starting a cookie company is the first order of business in In Aunt Lucy's Kitchen, and the girls manage to play match-maker for Aunt Lucy and befriend a 90-year-old neighbor on her birthday while delivering batches of cinnamon crinkles.

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