News from Me, Lucy McGee (Hardcover)

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By Mary Amato, Jessica Meserve (Illustrator)
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This is book number 1 in the Lucy McGee series.


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 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!

About the Author

MARY AMATO is known for her comic juvenile novels, including the Riot Brothers series, and her sensitive young adult novels.

JESSICA MESERVE'S picture books have been published in the US and UK. She was born in Maine.

Praise For…

"Fun accompanied by useful life lessons."

(Kirkus Reviews)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780823438716
ISBN-10: 0823438716
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: October 9th, 2018
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Lucy McGee