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Lizzie Logan Gets Married Hardcover – June 1, 1997

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Product Details

  • Age Range: 7 - 10 years
  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing; 1st edition (June 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0689810660
  • ISBN-13: 978-0689810664
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,456,502 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From School Library Journal

Grade 2-4?Third-grader Heather is friends with Lizzie Logan, a fifth grader who has an unconventional way of doing things. When Heather gets a wart on her finger, Lizzie "cures" it with mushrooms. When a neighbor puts up a bat house to attract bats, a terrified Heather decides to wear her father's football helmet everywhere. She won't take it off, even at school (which is a little far-fetched). Lizzie's mother is getting remarried and Lizzie's help in planning the wedding forms the rest of the story. While the reading level is geared for third graders, the humor would appeal to younger children. Unbelievable characters and an insignificant plot line fail to raise this effort beyond the mediocre.?Janet M. Bair, Trumbull Library, CT
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Gr. 2^-4. Lizzie Logan's mom is getting married, but Lizzie feels that she is just as important a member of the wedding as the bride. According to Lizzie, her friend Heather is also going to walk down the aisle--and play a violin solo, though Heather has yet to take her first lesson. The book is at its best--and funniest--when it plays within the realm of real kids' experiences. But occasionally the humor goes over the top, as when Heather insists on wearing a football helmet at all times because she is afraid of bats (the flying kind). Lighthearted chapter-book fare for larger collections. Ilene Cooper

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By A Customer on March 26, 2000
Format: School & Library Binding
I am in the fifth grade and I really liked reading this book, it is about Lizzie who is so bossy and likes to be in control of everything, she reminds me of a girl in my school. Some parts are really funny. I recommend this book for grade 3 to 5, it is very easy to read and you will not be able to put it down, you will want to read the whole book in one day.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A 10-year old reader on July 14, 2001
Format: Hardcover
I really liked this book. My favorite part was when Heather wanted to wear her dads football helmet because she was scared of bats. Bootsie cured Heather, Heather did not want to wear the helmet, not even to the wedding. Lizzie wore it instead because she decorated it for Heather and thought it looked to nice not to be worn. I would recommend this book to other kids.
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More About the Author

Eileen Spinelli is no stranger to the Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers list. Since her debut in 1991 with Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, an IRA/CBC Children's Choice book and Christopher Award winner, she has gone on to author numerous picture books, poetry collections, and chapter books, including the best-selling When Mama Comes Home Tonight, and the critically acclaimed Sophie's Masterpiece. Eileen lives in West Chester, Pennsylvania.