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1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Harper, c2010.
Description:
32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Fancy Nancy does her best to make sure Mom, Dad, and her little sister do their part to protect the environment, but her efforts to be greener soon go too far.
Target Audience Note:
"Ages 4-8" -- Front flap of dust jacket.
Series:
Fancy Nancy
I can read!
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Notes:
"1, beginning reading."
Includes glossary.
ISBN:
9780061873270 (trade bdg.)
0061873276 (trade bdg.)
System Availability:
34
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0
# Local items:
34
Control Number:
921501
Call Number:
Reader 1
Course Reserves:
0
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Author Notes
Jane O'Connor was born in New York City in 1947. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Smith College in 1969. In 1971, she began her publishing career by working in the editorial department of Hastings House Publishers. From 1977 to 1983, she was an editor at Scholastic, Inc.; then she moved to Random House, where she became editor-in-chief of children's books. In 1989, she moved to Grosset and Dunlap. <p> Her first novel, Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby, was published in 1979. Since then she has written more than 30 children's books including the Nina, Nina Ballerina stories, the Fancy Nancy series and the adult novels Dangerous Admissions and Almost True Confessions. She has won numerous awards including the New York Academy of Sciences Honor book in 1981 for Magic in the Movies: The Story of Special Effects, with Katy Hall; Golden Sower Award, Nebraska Library Association in 1982 for Yours Till Niagara Falls, Abby; and the Quill Award for Best Picture Book in 2007 for Fancy Nancy. She is vice-president and editor-at-large for Penguin Books for Young Readers. In 2013 her title Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Sees The Future made The New York Times Best Seller List. Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2014. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)
Fiction/Biography Profile
Characters
Nancy Clancy (Girl), Student, Has a larger than life personality; dresses extravagantly, wearing boas, tutus, ruby slippers, and fairy wings; loves using big fancy words and anything French; has taken evironmentalism very seriously and is enforcing rules in her school for being green
Genre
Fiction
Juvenile
Humor
Family
Topics
Girls
Dressing-up
Vocabulary
Environmental conservation
Earth Day
Environmentalism
Recycling
Families
School
Family relationships
Time Period
2000s -- 21st century
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Summary
<p>Learning to respect the environment is no small task, especially if you want to celebrate Earth Day every day of the week! Luckily, Nancy is on hand to make sure Mom, Dad, and her little sister do their part in being green--even if she has to keep reminding them. Nancy knows that she's helping her family do something very important, but will she take her enthusiasm for the environment a step too far?</p> <p>A sweet story about learning to respect both the Earth and your family, this I Can Read includes a glossary of Fancy Nancy's Fancy Words in the back.</p>
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2010

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