Everything you need to understand or teach The Ersatz Elevator by Lemony Snicket.
The Ersatz Elevator begins with Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire embarking on a brand new adventure. Their path has taken them this time to 667 Dark Avenue; the same city where they were born. Although happy to return to the city they loved, their uncertain future is troubling. They soon meet their new guardians, Jerome and Esme Gigi Geniveve Squalor. Esme and Jerome are night and day to one another. Jerome is gentle with a kind heart. Esme is greedy, cruel and obsessed with popularity. Her life revolves around things that are "in" and things that are "out." In fact, her only reason for adopting The Baudelaires was that orphans were "in."
The Baudelaires new home is a spacious penthouse with hundreds of different rooms. Although they are now living in the lap of luxury, lingering concern for their missing friends, the Quagmires, hangs heavily over their heads. They...
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