Lucy's Tricks and Treats (Absolutely Lucy #5)

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Lucy's Tricks and Treats (Absolutely Lucy #5)
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Release Date
July 24, 2012
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9780375869976
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Ilene Cooper's fifth story of a boy and his beagle follows Bobby and Lucy as they roll with the tricks and treats of Halloween. Tricks and treats-that's what Halloween is all about. This year, Bobby has lots of both! He has a special treat planned with his beagle puppy, Lucy. And the tricks? Bobby is getting those at school with the new kid, Jack. Bobby can't figure Jack out. And ever since Jack arrived, things have gone missing around the classroom. Halloween has never been so mysterious!

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A Howling Good Time!
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This is a cute story filled with quite a few life lessons such as overcoming your fears, giving others the benefit of the doubt and treating people with disabilities the way we'd like to be treated. It's broken into chapters, making it easy for young readers to work their way through the book without feeling overwhelmed.

The adults are good role models and treat the children with age appropriate respect. Lucy, the beagle plays a starring role while continuing to add lots of excitement and fun to Bobby's life as well as everyone she meets!

This is the 5th book in the "Absolutely Lucy" series but it can be read as a stand alone.
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