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Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me

Title

Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me

Authors

Kelly Katy

Publisher

Delacorte Press

Pages

137 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780385902342

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; Separation; grandparents raising grandchild; separated parents; separate homes

Annotation

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.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

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

Keywords

moving; family life; Washington, D.C.; humor; making new friends; class pet

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me

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