The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower

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By Lisa Graff
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers - (Laura Geringer Book)
The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower
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Bernetta Wallflower is having the worst summer on record. After her exbest friend, Ashley, frames her for running a schoolwide cheating ring, Bernetta cant convince anyone that shes innocent. Her parents ground her until her tonsils grow back, and shes not even allowed to go to her fathers magic club, Trunk Number Eight, where she performs every Saturday as a magicians assistant. But whats most terrible of all is that Mount Olive, the private school Bernetta has attended since kindergarten, has decided to take away her scholarship for seventh grade. If Bernetta wants to return to school, shell need to find 9,000 in three short months. It seems hopeless . . . until Bernetta comes up with a plan that involves a lot of lying, a little bit of trickery, and a mysterious stranger with chocolatebrown eyes. This is a comic and touching story about losing your footing and finding your way again from the author of The Thing About Georgie.

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45252 words45,252 words
256 pages256 pages
Lexile 650LLexile 650L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2007Published 2007

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