Wednesday, July 20, 2011

That Girl Lucy Moon

Title:               That Girl Lucy Moon
Category:       Juvenile
Grade:            4 - 8
Author:          Amy Timberlake
Illustrator:      N/A
Publisher:       Hyperion
Date:               2006
Pages:             294

When Ms. Wiggins fences in the town’s favorite sledding hill, eccentric junior high student Lucy Moon takes up the fight.  When others turn on her and Lucy is unjustly punished, she begins to wonder if fighting injustice is worth the trouble.  More importantly, Lucy’s mother has left, and Lucy must deal with her anger and the fear that her mom may not return. 

A strong young heroine sure to please readers who struggle with changes in their own lives or have ever chafed under unfair treatment.


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