Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me
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.
Family Relationships; Kinship care; Separation; grandparents looking after grandchild; separated parents; separate homes
separated mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2004 Ages (9 to 12)
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2005
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books, 2004
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars,
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2004
moving; Washington, D.C.; humor; making new friends; class pet; diary; new school; feelings; guinea pig
Katy, Kelly, "Lucy Rose, Here's the Thing About Me" (2004). Diverse Families. 720.