The Steps by Rachel Cohn is about a girl named Annabel who has a huge family. And, this Christmas vacation, Annabel is leaving her mother behind in Manhatten, New York City, to visit her father's huge stepfamily in Australia. Can Annabel survive the steps to make this vacation-gasp?-worthwhile? And will she actually form some friendships along the way? A great book for middle school readers!
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