Little Lucy Goes to School

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With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom takes her ...

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Overview

With over 1.6 million Lucy books sold, this beguiling beagle has captured the hearts of both beginning readers and early chapter book fans!
 
Learn to read with Ilene Cooper’s adorable beagle puppy, Lucy!
 
What does Bobby do all day at school? Lucy wants to know! So when Bobby’s mom takes her there, Lucy takes off! She finds the lunchroom. She finds the library. But can she find Bobby?
 
Step 3 (Reading on Your Own) is for children who are ready to read independently. Step 3 titles have stories with easy-to-follow plots and engaging characters.

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Kirkus Reviews
2014-05-14
A curious beagle who gets loose in school sees all sorts of new things in this early-reader tale that has faint echoes of "The Gingerbread Man."When Bobby forgets his lunch in the hustle and bustle that is the family's morning, his mom and Lucy deliver it to his school. But the little pup's wriggles set her free to explore the school, allowing her to meet lots of familiar school faces: some students, the lunch lady, the custodian and, finally, her own boy—Bobby—in his classroom. Each person she meets yells for her to "Stop!" since "Dogs don't belong in school! Lucy heard her, but she didn't stop." By the end, those in pursuit have formed a parade of sorts, though the setup is too long and the chase too short to completely mirror the familiar folk tale. Those who have been in a school will recognize much of what Lucy sees on her adventure, though many are seen from a dog's (low) point of view. Blank space within the brightly colored pictures holds the medium-font text, which features short sentences in short paragraphs on each page. Full bleed single- and double-page-spread illustrations extend the story but don't help much with decoding, properly befitting a Step into Reading Level 3 title.Children will likely long to see a dog in their own schools as they decode their ways to reading success. (Early reader. 6-8)
School Library Journal
05/01/2014
K-Gr 3—Bobby loves his dog Lucy, and when he heads off to school, Lucy misses him. So when Bobby leaves his lunch behind and his mom has to bring it to school, Lucy gets taken along for the ride. However, Bobby's mom forgets Lucy's leash, and as she drops off his lunch in the school office, Lucy takes off and goes exploring in the school, to her delight. Lucy runs through the halls, discovers sandwiches in the kitchen, and plays in slippery puddles as the janitor cleans the library floor. Finally, she runs into an open door that ends up leading to Bobby's classroom, and she couldn't be happier as she jumps into his lap and curls up to rest after an exciting adventure. Perfectly paced for emerging readers, this story is sure to be a hit. Great for back to school themes, the illustrations use double-page spreads and realistic drawings to portray a fun-filled tale.—Melissa Smith, Royal Oak Public Library, MI
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385369947
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 7/8/2014
  • Series: Step into Reading Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 284,833
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 190L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

For over 20 years, ILENE COOPER has been writing both fiction and nonfiction books for children, including The Golden Rule, Jack: The Early Years of J.F.K., and her Stepping Stones series, Absolutely Lucy. She is also the children's books editor at ALA's Booklist magazine. Check out her Web site at IleneCooper.com

JOHN KANZLER has also illustrated Whose Feet? and Paul Bunyan for Step into Reading, as well as the series Class Pets for Simon & Schuster.

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