Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 9
- Grade: 2 to 5
- Reading age: 6 to 9
It's time for the big math test at school, and Maddie's worried. When her friends show her how she can cheat, she decides she will. She knows it's wrong, and gets caught.
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.'
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
- Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre
Maddie’s Big Test (First Novels)Maddie’s worried about the big math test at school. When her friends show her how she can cheat, she has a difficult decision to make. Includes illustrations.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.