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Maddie's Millionaire Dreams

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Maddie dreams she's having breakfast by the pool, a tropical breeze ruffling the palm trees as her limo warms up in the garage-until her baby sister's screams wake her up, and she goes downstairs to find her brothers fighting over dry toast. Maddie wants to make her dreams real, and she's missing only one thing: money. When her friend Nicholas suggests a get-rich-quick scheme involving the lottery tickets at his parents' store, Maddie thinks they have a license to print money. But the more tickets they get, the ...

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Overview

Maddie dreams she's having breakfast by the pool, a tropical breeze ruffling the palm trees as her limo warms up in the garage-until her baby sister's screams wake her up, and she goes downstairs to find her brothers fighting over dry toast. Maddie wants to make her dreams real, and she's missing only one thing: money. When her friend Nicholas suggests a get-rich-quick scheme involving the lottery tickets at his parents' store, Maddie thinks they have a license to print money. But the more tickets they get, the farther behind they fall until they find themselves in real trouble. Maddie's Millionaire Dreams is the story of a group of kids who learn the value of money-the hard way.

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Canadian Review of Materials
"This story flows and is easy to read aloud. Words such as 'insinuating' and 'pathetic' are used in ways that will develop vocabulary. The subject matter of this book is light and fun."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887805783
  • Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/30/2002
  • Series: Formac First Novels Series , #44
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Lexile: 510L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.40 (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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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Fall from on High 5
Chapter 2 Money Worries 13
Chapter 3 Dream a Little Dream 23
Chapter 4 Gambling Fever 31
Chapter 5 A Business Plan 41
Chapter 6 Lose Some, Win Some 51
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