MISSY BARRETT CHAPTER BOOKS
Roar Like A Lion: Being a kid is a lot of fun with mysteries and adventures everywhere. When three girls in Missy Barrett’s class decide to bully Missy, she doesn’t let them get away with it. She decides the best way to deal with bullies is to have a plan so she turns to her older cousin Alana for advice. Will the girls find a good solution to Missy’s problem? This book has a number of Chicago references including the Lincoln Park Zoo and Vienna beef Chicago style hotdogs.
Fantastic Things: Missy Barrett loves her brothers, Aaron and Josh. She loves them both so much that there isn’t anything she wouldn’t do for them. Josh has a rare health condition called Myasthenia Gravis, and Missy thinks it’s about time she asked Josh some important questions about what that is. After all, brothers and sisters are supposed to help each other out, and knowing what to do when Josh needs help matters.
Pinwheels and Pearls: Missy learns a lot about Relay For Life at her school during a school Assembly, and decides she needs to get involved. It doesn’t take long for Missy to come up with two fundraising ideas and ways to get her family and friends to help out. “Pinwheels and Pearls” teaches children that every effort counts, and when everyone does what they can, a whole lot of good gets done!
Bats’n’Cats: Sir Batson Katz’s annual Candy Corn Bash is held every year on Hallowe’en at his estate on English Mountain. World famous supermodel and actress Twiggy Branch, Shakespeare’s Wayward Sisters, Count Dracula, and other other-worldly celebrities will be there, along with real people who have received a hand-written invitation. The invitations hint that a very special announcement will be made at the party. Missy and her brothers, Josh and Aaron, can only imagine what wonderful surprise Sir Batson Katz has in store for everyone.