Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Take My Advice

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Take My Advice

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101535790

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Lucy B. Parker has a problem. Specifically, everyone else's problems. When the advice columnist for her school paper has a little meltdown, Lucy's frister (that's friend + sister), teen superstar Laurel Moses, suggests that Lucy become the new go-to girl for advice! Lucy's not quite sure how that's going to work, considering she's usually the one asking for advice, but with the Sadie Hawkins dance coming up, it seems like everyone in her class needs some help.

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Vote for Me!

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Vote for Me!

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101528686

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 807

Lucy B. Parker is running for class president! Sure, Lucy could let her frister (friend + sister), teen superstar Laurel Moses, campaign for her, but Lucy wants to win as Lucy, not as Laurel Moses' less-pretty-less- talented stepsister. To make matters worse, Lucy's feeling totally ignored by her dad and his girlfriend, who are preparing for their new baby. How is Lucy going to manage her famous frister, a soon-to-exist baby, and the campaign of the year all at once?

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: For Better or For Worse

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: For Better or For Worse

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101575659

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 960

After nearly a year of crazy, things have finally settled down for Lucy B. Parker. But then Lucy's mom and soon-to-be stepdad announce that they're finally getting married--in a month--and Lucy's life turns upside down. Wedding planning is hard enough, but when a reality TV crew ends up following the family around while it's happening, the results are disastrous. Can Lucy save her mom's wedding, and the family, or will everything fall apart?

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Sealed With a Kiss

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Sealed With a Kiss

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101538081

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 226

Lucy B. Parker has finally settled into her new life in New York City, living with her new frister (friend + sister), superstar Laurel Moses. She's got a new BFF in Beatrice, and she's spending her summer vacation off in L.A. visiting Laurel on the set of her new movie and meeting teen heartthrobs left and right. Life is good, until Lucy develops a crush-and unlike previous crushes, this one is not on a character in a book or a movie, but on a real living breathing boy, Beatrice's brother Blair. Unfortunately for Lucy, nothing ever seems to go as she plans. Because although Lucy dreamed that Blair would be her first kiss, it seems like someone else might beat him to it!

Geek Charming

Geek Charming

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101019887

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 368

View: 421

The ideal L.A. fairy tale for fans of Once Upon a Time and L.A. Candy! Inspiration for the Disney Channel TV movie, Geek Charming! Dylan Shoenfield is the princess of L.A.'s posh Castle Heights High. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new 'it' bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her bag into a fountain, this princess comes face-to-face with her own personal frog: self professed film geek Josh Rosen. In return for rescuing Dylan's bag, Josh convinces Dylan to let him film her for his documentary on high school popularity. Reluctantly, Dylan lets F-list Josh into her A-list world, and is shocked to realize that sometimes nerds can be pretty cool. But when Dylan's so-called prince charming of a boyfriend dumps her flat, her life--and her social status--comes to a crashing halt. Can Dylan--with Josh's help--pull the pieces together to create her own happily-ever-after?

Cindy Ella

Cindy Ella

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101098912

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 336

View: 488

The ideal L.A. fairy tale for fans of Once Upon a Time and L.A. Candy, from the author of Geek Charming. Prom fever has infected LA—especially Cindy’s two annoying stepsisters, and her overly Botoxed stepmother. Cindy seems to be the only one immune to it all. But her anti-prom letter in the school newspaper does more to turn Cindy into Queen of the Freaks than close the gap between the popular kids and the rest of the students. Everyone thinks she’s committed social suicide, except for her two best friends, the yoga goddess India and John Hughes–worshipping Malcolm, and shockingly, the most popular senior at Castle Heights High and Cindy’s crush, Adam Silver. Suddenly Cindy starts to think that maybe her social life could have a happily ever after. But there’s still the rest of the school to deal with. With a little bit of help from an unexpected source and a fabulous pair of heels, Cindy realizes that she still has a chance at a happily ever after.

Wicked Jealous

Wicked Jealous

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101572498

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 272

View: 598

A fresh and funny twist on Snow White from the author of Cindy Ella and Geek Charming! The ideal L.A. fairy tale for fans of Once Upon a Time and L.A. Candy Simone never saw herself as the "cute girl"--she was always the chunky smartmouth. But after a year of avoiding her wicked almost-stepmonster through Zumba class, Simone's now sporting a whole new retro style. And people keep acting oddly. One thing: her stepmonster seems to be trying to accidentally kill her, or at least fatten her back up. And so when Simone's brother offers to let her move in with him and his six roommates for the summer, Simone jumps at the chance for some normalcy. Only living with seven very different college boys isn't exactly going to help her land her very own happily ever after . . .

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Girl vs. Superstar

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Girl vs. Superstar

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101537084

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 937

Sixth grade is hard enough for Lucy B. Parker, but it gets so much worse when her mom announces that she’s going to marry Laurel Moses’s dad. Yes, that Laurel Moses—the TV-movie-music star who makes Hannah Montana look like some random kid from the sticks. Suddenly, Lucy’s life is turned upside down and sideways. All Lucy wants to do is get through the day without totally embarrassing herself too much, but that’s hard to do when you’re the less-pretty, less-talented not-quite sister of a mega superstar.

Take my advice!

Take my advice!

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher:

ISBN: 0329888072

Category: Friendship

Page: 214

View: 801

Lucy B. Parker gets more than she bargained for when she takes over as her school's advice columnist, and on top of that she has to find a way to ask her crush Blair Lerner-Moskovitz to the upcoming Sadie Hawkins dance.

Books That Teach Kids to Write

Books That Teach Kids to Write

Author: Marianne Saccardi

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598844511

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 178

View: 418

This book provides a wealth of read-aloud titles and related activities that provide busy teachers with the tools to help students in grades K–12 become successful writers. * Includes 14 reproducible sheets that help students practice the skills described in the book * Provides extensive bibliographies and references to all the nearly 400 books discussed * Contains an index that enables teachers to readily access different topics * Presents quotes and advice from 25 experts in the field