Tohru Honda is an orphaned teenager who comes to live with the Sohma family in exchange for housekeeping duties, but she soon comes to know the family secret.
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: Tohru Honda, an orphaned high school freshman, is invited to stay with the mysterious Sohma family in exchange for cooking and cleaning. She soon discovers the family's great secret...its members are possessed by the spirits of the Chinese Zodiac, and when they are hugged by members of the opposite sex, they transform into their Zodiac animal! Charming...Highly recommended. --Library Journal