Misjudged

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781612479750

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More than entertainment, these books can be a powerful coping tool when a struggling reader connects with the text. Paperback books look and feel like a trade edition and are complete in just under 200 pages. Mona Lisa is average. Not pretty. Not ugly. Shes very insecure and lacks self confidence. Mona's mom harps on her to start dating. Then Julio begins to show an interest in her. Hes on the track team and a close friend of Ernestos. When Mona returns Julios interest, though, her mom is upset because Julio is not from a good family. Hes poor. His father is practically a bum. They live in a mobile home, and not the plush kind. Not the type of people Mrs. Corsella approves of. And she hatches a plan to get her daughter to date someone more socially acceptable. Mona becomes defiant, running away from home. Her mom is convinced shes been kidnapped by Julio. But Julio turns out to be the hero when Mona calls him to rescue her in Phoenix after she is approached by a smarmy guy and loses all of her cash.

Reading Level
Lexile
720L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
4.7
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Characters & Series Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 13+
Grade
9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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