My Life of Crime

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By Richard W. Jennings
Publisher HMH Books for Young Readers
My Life of Crime
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It all started with a feather, beautiful and bright green, that fate placed in the middle of the school hall for Fowler Young to find. It had fallen, along with a great many others, from a bedraggled parrot trapped in Mrs. Picklestains thirdgrade classroom. Seeing the birds poor condition and fearing for its life, Fowler decides to take fate into his own hands. He would need a plan, a place to keep the bird out of sight, and a patsy to blame. But even the bestlaid plans can go awry, and Fowler must contend with the many complications and moral dilemmas that arise as he slides down the slippery slope toward a life of crime.

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31060 words31,060 words
160 pages160 pages
Lexile 840LLexile 840L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Published 2002Published 2002

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