Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me
Family Relationships; Kinship care; Separation; grandparents raising grandchild; separated parents; separate homes
Eight-year-old Lucy Rose keeps a diary of her first year in Washington, D.C., her home since her parents' separation, where she spends time with her grandparents, makes new friends, and longs to convince her teacher to let her take care of the class pet during a holiday.
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2005; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books, 2004
moving; family life; Washington, D.C.; humor; making new friends; class pet
Katy, Kelly, "Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me" (2004). DIVerse Families. 720.