n this second installment in the Sisters Grimm series, Sabrina and Daphne Grimm are beginning to adjust to their new lives in Ferryport Landing. And, as any child will tell you, that means school. The girls have been avoiding Ferryport Landing Elementary, but the arrival of Ms. Smirt, the girls' social worker and an all around thorn in their sides, forces them to enroll. Given its location, Ferryport Landing Elementary does have its share of odd characters. There is Mr. Sheepshank, the kind guidance counselor; Mr. Hamlim, as in "the Pied Piper of Hamlin", the principal; Mr. Grumpner, Sabrina's less than pleasant teacher and the lovely Snow White, the second grade teacher. For Daphne, at least, things were looking up. Sabrina, on the other hand, was contending with bullying brutes and an unfortunate hairdo following a mishap in Puck's room. When her teacher is murdered, the ladies' Grimm must step into action to solve the crime. As more and more teachers and staff at Ferryport Landing Elementary succumb under mysterious circumstances, help arrives in unlikely places. First, Puck is assigned at Sabrina's bodyguard and after a momentous bath, attends school with her... much to her chagrin! Then, Wendell, a boy in Sabrina's class and the son of the Pied Piper who happened to inherit his father's skill with instruments, tries to help them solve the case. But just as before, the villains are not always who you think they are and families can come in odd packages. The Usual Suspects offers the same humor and play on characters as the first, while introducing favorites from older tales to a new generation. A bit predictable, if you know your tales, the strong female characters and tongue in cheek style make it an amusing read. Contributed by J.R.S.
Sisters Grimm, Book 2: The Usual Suspects
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2005
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I like it,but I liked the first one better.
This book is the best. I could read it again.
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