***Rosy Cole's Worst Ever, Best Yet Tour of New York City
by Sheila Greenwald
Reviewed October 9, 2003.
Melanie Kroupa Books (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), New York, 2003.
Available in hardcover on Amazon.com for $11.20.
Available at Sembach Library (JF GRE).
Rosy’s cousin Duncan is coming to visit. Rosy lives in New York
City and loves it, but Duncan lives in the country and his parents hate the
big city. Rosy plans a wonderful tour for Duncan, seeing all the famous
landmarks that are only found in New York City. She’s never visited
them before, because she’s not a tourist.
Day after day of Duncan’s week with them, something goes wrong to mess
up Rosy’s plans. What’s more, Duncan doesn’t seem interested in the
touristy things but in ordinary things like musicians on the subway and
This is a fun story about learning to be flexible and what makes a good
© 2003 Sondra Eklund. All
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