Penina Levine Is a Hard-Boiled Egg

Penina Levine Is a Hard-Boiled Egg

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"She still hasn't gotten over that Easter Bunny letter," said Zozo.
"So what?" said Penina. "If my parents want me to go to Peekskill, what can Ms. Anderson do? Kidnap me?"
"No," said Zozo. "She can't kidnap you, but she can flunk you."

Penina Levine has a bossy best friend, a tattletale sister, crazy parents, and a big, fat zero on her school assignment to write a letter as the Easter Bunny. It was a stupid assignment, completely impossible, totally unfair. Penina's never going to do it—not ever—and it's no use telling her parents about it. They never listen to her anyway. But Penina's grandmother does. Grandma doesn't think Penina should do the assignment. It's a matter of principle. It's a matter of strength. It's a matter of five thousand years of history and a couple dozen hard-boiled eggs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596431409
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 03/28/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.69(w) x 8.64(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile: 650L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Rebecca O'Connell is the author of The Baby Goes Beep and, as Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi, of Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah. She is a children's librarian with more than a dozen years of story-hour experience.

Majella Lue Sue, born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, received a BFA in Illustration, with honors, from the Art Center of Design in Pasadena, in 2005. Penina Levine Is a Hard-boiled Egg is Ms. Lue Sue's first book.

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Named a Sydney Taylor Nobable Book for Older Readers 2008 The Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee of the Association of Jewish Libraries honors new books for children and teens that exemplify the highest literary standards while authentically portraying the Jewish experience.