The Worst Kid Who Ever Lived on Eighth Avenue

Book Description

Mary Lou and her friends are sure that Leroy, an adult who has the rep­u­ta­tion of hav­ing once been a real­ly bad kid, is hid­ing stolen mon­ey in his back­yard. So they set about find­ing clues. And when they solve the mys­tery they are aston­ished that the worst kid to have lived on Eighth Avenue is … (you’ll have to read the book).

Designed for begin­ning read­ers, Worst Kid has large type, sim­ple vocab­u­lary, short chap­ters, and plen­ty of illus­tra­tions for chil­dren who have just learned to read.

Worst Kid Who Ever Lived on Eighth Avenue

writ­ten by Lau­rie Lawlor
illus­trat­ed by Cyn­thia Fish­er
Hol­i­day House, 1998

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