EVERYTHING FAMILY &
"Mother of Family Ideas"
Cover, 80 pages,
x 8 ½", Perfect Bound
Tweens LOVE this Book!
Enjoy the everyday adventures
of a sixth grader!
Lucy Ann Pickle is a
story of dreams, disappointments and achievements in the life of an
11 year-old girl and her friends.
Judith Anne Mortimer, the author
of Once in a Dream, A Collection of Poetry, takes a
look at the world of a sixth grader, in her new book. Lucy Ann
Pickle. Discover days of close friends, family values,
trying to excel in the school spelling bee, girl talk with best
friends, birthdays, soccer, and, of course, Lucy Ann's first crush
on a boy in her class. Lucky Ann Pickle is a
delightful story for middle readers as well as for adults who want
to look back and remember their own special days of growing up in
the sixth grade.
About the author
Judith Anne Mortimer
lived in Fountain Hills, Arizona with her
husband, George. They have five children and thirteen
grandchildren. She attended Western Illinois University,
majored in Journalism and later worked for the
Daily News. Through
the years, while raising a family, she started a small in-home
in her spare time, writing tributes for friends, clients and
businesses. Though her first love was writing poetry, books and
short stories, she also loved decorating and art.
"I am a really good
speller. Dad says I'm good at lots of things, but I know I'm good at
spelling. I won the last all-school spelling contest and it wasn't
even hard for me. I have to admit, I was a little scared about
standing on the stage with only five other kids. But when they
called my name, "Lucy Ann Pickle," I just marched right up there
like I wasn't afraid at all.
When you have a last
name like mine, you get teased a lot. On boy calls me "Pickle Puss"
all the time. Mom told me it's best to ignore people like that and I
try to. Anyone, one the Spelling Bee started, I just forgot all
about being on the stage, and about all the people staring at me,
and spelled every single word they gave me, without a single
mistake. When it was over, to celebrate, Dad took my and Mom and
Tommy, my baby brother, out for ice cream sundaes at the Ice Cream