Lola Levine And The Ballet Scheme by Monica BrownLola Levine And The Ballet Scheme by Monica Brown

Lola Levine And The Ballet Scheme

byMonica Brown

Paperback | November 1, 2016

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When new classmate Bella, a ballet dancer, walks into Lola's class at Northland Elementary, all Lola can see is pink everywhere--pink ribbons, a pink sweatshirt, and pink tennis shoes.Yuck!Pink is Lola's least favorite color. Plus, Ballet isn't nearly as hard as soccer,is it?
Lola and Bella can't seem to stop squabbling. But when a mishap during class lands them in Principal Blot's office, Lola's mom comes up with a scheme--a ballet scheme--that just might make these classroom rivals realize that ballerinas and soccer players have more in common than they ever thought possible.
But is it too late for Lola to make a new friend?
Monica Brown, Ph.D.is the author of many award winning books for children, includingWaiting for the BiblioburroandMarisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina. Monica's books are inspired by her Peruvian and Jewish heritage and desire to bring diverse stories to children.Angela Dominguezwas born in Mexico City, grew up in...
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Title:Lola Levine And The Ballet SchemeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.32 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316258474

ISBN - 13:9780316258470

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful! What a fantastic series this is! If I return to teaching a primary classroom, this is a series I will want in my collection. When a new student Bella shows up in Lola’s classroom, the girls seem to be total opposites. Bella loves ballet. Lola is a dedicated soccer player. When conflict arises, the girls’ mothers hatch a “scheme” to help them learn about each other. Explores friendships and family in some wonderful ways.
Date published: 2016-12-23

Editorial Reviews

"Beginning chapter book readers will enjoy Lola's spunk and humor. A good choice for chapter book collections."-School Library Journal