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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

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780385902342

Pages

137 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

none

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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