The School Story

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By Andrew Clements
Publisher Atheneum Books for Young Readers
The School Story
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Two middle school girls scheme to publish a book in this novel from Andrew Clements, the author of Frindle.Natalies best friend, Zoe, is sure that the novel Natalies written is good enough to be published. But how can a twelveyearold girl publish a book? Natalies mother is an editor for a big childrens publisher, but Natalie doesnt want to ask for any favors. Then Zoe has a brilliant idea: Natalie can submit her manuscript under a pen name, with Zoe acting as her literary agent. But its not easy for two sixth graders to put themselves over as grownups, even with some help from a couple of real grownups who are supportive but skeptical. The next bestselling school story may be in their handsbut can Natalie and Zoe pull off their masquerade?

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31095 words31,095 words
224 pages224 pages
Lexile 760LLexile 760L
Grade 4 to 7Grade 4 to 7
Age 9-12Age 9-12
Published 2002Published 2002

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