Mallory McDonald, Baby Expert

From the Series Mallory

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

There’s a new baby on Wish Pond Road, and Mallory has had all the baby talk she can take! Mallory wants to be excited about Mary Ann and Joey’s new brother, Charlie. But she can’t help wondering what life will be like now that there’s a baby around. Whether it’s painting the nursery, taking family photos, or attending a baby shower, her friends are so caught up in the excitement of having a new baby brother that Mallory feels like they’ve forgotten about her. Is there a bright side to the changes that baby Charlie brings?

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978-1-4677-0922-4
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978-1-4677-0938-5
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978-1-4677-4631-1
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2014
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 152
Publication Date 2014-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.2
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039050, JUV039060, JUV013040
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.5 x 7.3125
Lexile 790
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 166253
Accelerated Reader® Points 2.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Booklist

“Delicately handling the feelings young children have upon the arrival of a baby, this is another quality addition to the Mallory series…. Filled with cheery black-and-white illustrations, this is perfect for beginning chapter-book readers.” —Booklist

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: Jennifer Kalis

Jennifer Kalis is the illustrator of several Mallory books including Mallory's Super Sleepover, Mallory in the Spotlight, and Mallory Goes Green! She lives in Ohio.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Mallory

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 →