Libby On Strike
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Libby On Strike

By Robert Rayner

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Libby Meek is busy -- too busy. Between art class and youth group, skiing and piano lessons, Libby discovers that she no longer has time to just play. When her parents ignore Libby's demands for more free time, she decides to go on strike to prove her point. Along the way, both Libby and her parents discover the importance of balancing work and play.

[Fry Reading Level - 3.9

"The story line is laid out in a manner that is easily followed, and what there is of plot tension is resolved at the end. Vocabulary level is consistent across the 14 chapters. I would suggest that the content of this book will appeal to younger readers in the age range and primarily to girls. It might serve well as a read-aloud."



Catherine Howett, a Research and Resource Centre Coordinator and advocate for school libraries, lives in Vancouver, BC.

CM Magazine - Volume 15, Number 10

ROBERT RAYNER is a former elementary school principal in St. George, New Brunswick. He worked as a journalist in Cambridge, England before turning to education. His books featuring the kids of Brunswick Valley include Walker's Runners, nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award, Just for Kicks and Falling Star both Hackmatack Award nominees, and the Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selections Suspended and Miss Little's Losers.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 120 pages
Publication Date: 15th October 2008
ISBN: 9781552770344
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 1st August 2014
ISBN: 9781459403871
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  JUV045000
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 6 To 10
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 3.9


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