News from Me, Lucy McGee
News from Me, Lucy McGee
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News from Me, Lucy McGee

Written by Mary Amato & illustrated by Jessica Meserve
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$7.99
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7 - 10
Reading age
144
Page count
89
Words per page
540L
Lexile measure
Apr 7, 2020
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When the coolest girl in the class invites you to her exclusive after-school club, how can you say no? Even if it means skipping out on Songwriting Club? Even if she’s always been too popular to give you the time of day? Even if she asks you to paint the walls and serve the tea…? Soon Lucy McGee realizes she’s been tricked into becoming mean girl Scarlett Tandy’s errand girl–and she’s getting in trouble for skipping her after-school activities. Things get complicated as she tries to balance school, friends, frenemies, songwriting, and family expectations. Clearly Lucy has to strike back! But it turns out that singing and playing your ukulele–and having loads of fun doing it–are the best revenge. In this new series from state-award favorite Mary Amato, a spunky heroine matches wits with a mean girl and learns that middle school can be a balancing act–so you can’t lose sight of what’s important. This heavily-illustrated chapter book features a durable paper-over-board cover, three of Lucy’s songs, and a sneak peek of Book Two, Sing With Me, Lucy McGee!

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780823444397
    Publication Date
    April 7, 2020
    Publisher
    Holiday House
    Page Count
    144
    Words Per Page
    89
    Audience
    Juvenile Reader
    Reading Age
    7 - 10 years
    Lexile® Level
    540L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~N
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    2
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    500186
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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