Maddie Needs a Life of Her Own

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Maddie is bored. She's bored at home, bored with chores and her screaming baby sister. She bored at school, bored with her teacher and her too-perfect friend Clementine. So when she's offered a chance to hang out with a new crowd, she jumps at it. Her new friends are older, tougher and, it seems, smarter: they have a plan to raise enough money to go see their favourite band's concert. The plan soon goes bad, however, and Maddie finds herself in danger of being called a thief. Until, that is, 'too-perfect' ...

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Overview

Maddie is bored. She's bored at home, bored with chores and her screaming baby sister. She bored at school, bored with her teacher and her too-perfect friend Clementine. So when she's offered a chance to hang out with a new crowd, she jumps at it. Her new friends are older, tougher and, it seems, smarter: they have a plan to raise enough money to go see their favourite band's concert. The plan soon goes bad, however, and Maddie finds herself in danger of being called a thief. Until, that is, 'too-perfect' Clementine arrives to save the day. Maddie Needs Her Own Life is the story of a girl whose impulsiveness threatens to lead her into real trouble, and of the friend who draws her back.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887805509
  • Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/16/2001
  • Series: Formac First Novels Series , #40
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.25 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Louise Leblanc is an award-winning novelist and children's writer. A native of Montreal, she worked, as a teacher, model, actress and dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French, English, Spanish and Danish editions.

Marie-Louise Gay has won several awards, including the Governor General's Award, for her children's book illustrations.

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