Heart to Heart with Mallory
From the Series Mallory
Valentine’s Day is approaching and everyone seems to be crazed with love—except for Mallory. She’s been invited to a Valentine’s party next door and rumor has it that her next-door neighbor’s dad is going to propose to her best friend’s mom. What will it mean if her two best friends become brother and sister? Where will she fit in? And to make matters even more confusing, Mallory is receiving presents from a secret admirer. Who could it be? Mallory feels like everything is changing and she has lots of questions about life, love, and friendship. Since her two best friends are preoccupied, Mallory turns to her diary to find the answers.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Darby Creek ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||160|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.7|
Library Media Connection
“Dealing with changes and the resulting emotions is the theme of the book and one with which its targeted readers can identify. The blended family element will also be familiar to many readers. The writing rings true of the age group. . .” —Library Media Connection
School Library Journal
“Friedman finds a true voice for her likable but somewhat self-centered character. . . Fans of Megan McDonald’s ‘Judy Moody’ books (Candlewick) and Marissa Moss’s ‘Amelia’ notebooks (S & S) will enjoy Mallory.” —School Library Journal
The Horn Book Guide
“Designed to look like a real diary (complete with convincing illustrations), this sixth Mallory novel finds its heroine dealing with secrets, jealousy, and an admirer. Fans of sensitive, high-strung Mallory will relish this humorous glimpse into her innermost thoughts.” —The Horn Book Guide
Author: Laurie Friedman
Laurie Friedman is the author of the popular Mallory series, The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair series, and many award-winning picture books. She lives in Florida.
Illustrator: Barbara Pollak
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Meet Mallory McDonald, a spunky, energetic young girl whose comical exploits and joke-telling will hit the mark with early chapter book readers. Check out Mallory’s website at www.mallorymcdonald.com. Kids can meet Mallory’s creator (author Laurie Friedman), find out fun… View available downloads →