Books by Lucy Frank

Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"Riveting, humanizing and real. (Verse fiction. 13-17)"
Using innovative page design, Frank crafts an unflinching look at illness. Read full book review >
THE HOMESCHOOL LIBERATION LEAGUE by Lucy Frank
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: July 1, 2009

"Many of this likable girl's experiences ring true as she explores the boundaries of education and friendship in a story that is ultimately entertaining enough but not compelling. (Fiction. 10-14)"
After spending an inspiring summer at an environmental camp, Kaity walks out in the middle of the first day of eighth grade, determined to become a homeschooler to escape the mindnumbing drudgery of the classroom. Read full book review >
LUCKY STARS by Lucy Frank
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: June 1, 2005

"Readers will thank their lucky stars when they meet this trio. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A stray duck and an enthusiastic music teacher show three middle-school kids how to find their own voices and sing in harmony. Read full book review >
THE ANNOYANCE BUREAU by Lucy Frank
FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Tongue-in-cheek to the max. (Fiction. 12-15)"
A maverick bureaucrat becomes a mentor of sorts for an unhappy lad in this offbeat fantasy. Read full book review >
JUST ASK IRIS by Lucy Frank
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2001

"And yes, Iris gets her bra. (Fiction. 9-12)"
An upbeat and very funny urban tale, resolutely keeping the dark away even if that involves rather pat solutions. Read full book review >
OY, JOY! by Lucy Frank
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Cast with likable, well-meaning characters, driven more by cheers than tears, this tidily resolved New York City tale will please Frank's fans, and send newcomers to her earlier books. (Fiction. 11-13)"
A breezy middle-school romance from Frank (Will You Be My Brussels Sprout?, 1996, etc.). Read full book review >
WILL YOU BE MY BRUSSELS SPROUT? by Lucy Frank
FICTION
Released: April 1, 1996

There are those who play the cello and there are cellists; it's the latter that Sarah, 16, aspires to with every note she plays. Read full book review >