Author(s): Lois Lowry
So she and her dad decide to organize Anastasia's frazzled mother to help her run the household smoothly. When Mum goes away for work, Anastasia gets to test out her theory. The household quickly begins to crumble as Anastasia has to face Sam's chickenpox, an unexpected visit from her dad's old girlfriend, and her first date ever. How is she supposed to take care of Sam and make a romantic gourmet meal? Anastasia has newfound respect for everything her mother does for the family.
Anybody can run a household-that's what Anastasia thinks.