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From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

by E.L. Konigsburg

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Well Saxonberg, that's why I'm leaving the drawing of Angel to […] your two lost grandchildren that you were so worried about. Since they intend to make me their grandmother, and you already are their grandfather, that makes us—oh, well, I won't even think about it. (10.31)

Oh, and here comes the big tie-in, the moment where everyone in the book becomes, that's right, FAMILY. Everyone who plays a big part in the book—from Mrs. Frankweiler to Saxonberg to all the Kinkaids—are revealed to be family in some way or another. How's that for thematic continuity?

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