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Children's Fiction Emotions & Feelings

Maddie Stands Tall

by (author) Louise Leblanc

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

translated by Sarah Cummins

Publisher
Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Oct 2005
Category
Emotions & Feelings, Humorous Stories, Chapter Books
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780887806827
    Publish Date
    Oct 2005
    List Price
    $5.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780887806834
    Publish Date
    Nov 2005
    List Price
    $14.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459500051
    Publish Date
    Sep 2011
    List Price
    $4.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 5
  • Reading age: 6 to 9

Description

When Maddie finds out that her little brother Julian is being terrorised by a group of bullies in school, she decides that her gang should confront the problem, head on. Her father has been telling her that she has to look out for her younger brothers. Julian, however, has been staying home from school, sick with fear, but when he finds out that Maddie is going to fight the bullies, he tells all. Now it's up to Maddie to come up with a new solution to make sure that not only will there be no more violence, but also no more fear and silence.

About the authors

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'

Louise Leblanc's profile page

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has achieved international acclaim as an author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many awards, including two Governor General’s awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. Her recent books include Any Questions? and Short Stories for Little Monsters. She lives in Montreal. marielouisegay.com

Marie-Louise Gay's profile page

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Editorial Reviews

"The ideas in the story will make sense to children and show that bullying has negative effects on more people than just the victim and the bullies. Told in simple language with short paragraphs and chapters, the book is well written for this age level."

CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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