Ten Ways To Make My Sister Disappear by Norma Fox MazerEverything ten year-old Sprig wants, her older sister Dakota already has. Everything Sprig does, Dakota does better. And anytime Sprig complains, Dakota just grins and calls her a baby. It’s enough to make a kid wish her sister would disappear.
But in a year when Sprig’s father is away, her favorite neighbor is ill, and the class bully is acting almost like, well, a boyfriend, Sprig discovers that allies come in unexpected shapes. Sometimes they’re even related to you.
How to make your sister disappear
Ten ways to make my sister disappear book report
Sign up for our newsletters! It's not easy being a little sister. Her father is headed for Afghanistan, her elderly neighbor had a stroke and the biggest pest at school just may have a crush on her. To make matters worse, her sister Dakota won't stop teasing her. Sprig just wishes she could make Dakota disappear, and to make herself feel better, she imagines how she would do it. Sprig imagines Dakota floating away on an Antarctic ice floe, melting into a puddle of water, being crumbled and tossed away like a piece of paper.