Ellen Tebbits and Austine Allen are best friends and love spending every possible moment together — despite the constant teasing from their dance teacher’s son, Otis Spofford. Everything is right with their world until one day they decide to dress as twins. Almost immediately the two girls find themselves at odds and with the bad influence of Otis, Ellen does something that Austine absolutely can’t forgive her for. Can these two sweet girls ever find a way to be friends again? Middle Grade Reading Level, 176 pages, Published in 1951.
Otis Spofford is that boy in your elementary class who just needs to cause trouble! Unfortunately, well-behaved Ellen Tebbits is usually his main target. Each chapter finds Otis up to some attention-grabbing antic, but invariably his plans backfire on him in some amusing way. Can Ellen and Otis call a truce that will last until the end of 4th grade?? Middle Grade Reading Level, 208 pages, Published in 1953.