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Manny Files, The


Author: Christian  Burch
Publisher: Atheneum
Subject/Category: 6-9
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 141690039X
Review: Keats is a boy whose family has hired a male nanny, know to the family and readers simply as the manny. While Keats forms a wonderful relationship with the manny, Lulu keeps careful record of everything the manny does wrong. These are the Manny Files. Throughout the book, a relationship is forming between Keats' Uncle Max and the manny, and at the end the reader learns that the manny is more to the family than just a nanny. Keats learns about having confidence in himself even when the normal events in life make it tough.

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