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Stuey Lewis Against All Odds

Stories from the Third Grade

Stuey Lewis

Jane Schoenberg, illustrated by Cambria Evans

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Stuey Lewis has conquered second grade, but third grade's no piece of cake, either. Can he figure out how to transport his whole class to outer space, navigate a first airplane trip disaster, celebrate the best Mother’s Day ever, and find a cool enough pet for the class’s pet show? With a little help from  his best friend, Will, and his awesome teacher, Ginger, of course he can!


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“Fuel tanks full … Booster rockets set … Crew standing by … Systems are all cleared and ready to go. Prepare to launch,” I tell Will Fishman, my best friend and first mate.
One of the coolest things about third grade, besides having Ginger Curtis as our teacher for the second year in a row, and studying space, is having a humongous table full of Legos in our classroom.
“Five, four, three, two, one, zero … Lift off!” me and Will shout together as our spacecraft leaves the launchpad and quickly soars
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Praise for Stuey Lewis Against All Odds

"With a broad emotional range in both writing and illustrations, this is a cut above most early chapter books."--Booklist

“The large type and occasional pen-and-ink illustrations make this a great choice for reluctant readers. The unique cast of characters, including a very outspoken classmate named Lilly, creates many of the laughs in this engaging early chapter book.”--School Library Journal

"Stuey is just the right kind of friend—confident and independent—for any third grader."--Kirkus

"With a broad emotional range in both writing and illustrations, this is a cut above most early chapter books."--Booklist Online
 
Praise for THE ONE AND ONLY STUEY LEWIS

"Schoenberg perfectly captures the humor, and heart, of second grade."—Claudia Mills, author of 7 x 9 = Trouble!

"Kids will love Stuey’s daring schemes, laugh hard and long at his missteps, and sympathize with his hidden fears."—Ann Cameron, author of The Stories Julian Tells

"Stuey's fans will be crossing their fingers for a sequel." --Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will easily recognize analogues to Stuey and his crew in their own lives and welcome more of his adventures." -- Publishers Weekly
 
 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Jane Schoenberg, illustrated by Cambria Evans

  • Jane Schoenberg is a lyricist and the author of  The One and Only Stuey Lewis, My Bodyworks and The Baby Hustle.  She lives in western Massachusetts.  

    Cambria Evans has written and illustrated two picture books, Martha Moth Makes Socks and Bone Soup.  She lives in New York City.

  • Jane Schoenberg
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Stuey Lewis Against All Odds

Stories from the Third Grade

Stuey Lewis

Jane Schoenberg, illustrated by Cambria Evans

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