Johnson, Maureen. Suite Scarlett.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

JOHNSON, Maureen. Suite Scarlett. Scholastic, Point. 350p. c2008. 978-0-439-89927-7. $16.99. JS

From the author of 13 Little Blue Envelopes and other imaginative YA novels, this tells about an unusual family who own and manage an old hotel in Manhattan--but no, they aren't rich. Scarlett is the main character, but her older brother Spencer, older sister Lola, little sister Marlene, and hotel guest Mrs. Amberson are also essential to the story. (BTW, the parents love old movies and named their children accordingly.) There is no way I can summarize the complicated plot in this brief review, but I will say it's about Spencer trying to get a paying job as an actor, his...

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