Surviving Aunt Marsha
Surviving Aunt Marsha
Surviving Aunt Marsha
Sofie Laguna
Mary Poppins meets Mrs. Doubtfire in this hilarious story about three kids whose aunt is in charge while the parents are away.Families are strong enough to survive a little separation-- aren't they? For Bettina, Vince, and Aidan it's a testing time. They have to find a way to survive Aunt Marsha for three weeks while their parents take a much-needed vacation. It won't be easy. Aunt Marsha wants the dog outside. NOW. And the comic books MUST go. And just to cheer them up, how about a nice big slice of kidney pie?! Aunt Marsha seems very much in control, until a near-tragedy bares her deepest fear, and ends up bringing her closer to the kids than any of them could ever have imagined.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Humor
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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This book is about three children, and their time with the dreaded Aunt Marsha. The main character, Tina, is the eldest child and only daughter, who tells the story. Next comes Vince, then Aidan. Their parents leave them for three weeks with Aunt Marsha, Dad's sister. Aunt Marsha is very strict, and separates the kids from the things they love, such as soccer, Mandy and the Giannopouloses. Then a terrible accident occurs, showing the children how much they really love their aunt.

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