ABSOLUTELY LUCY reading levels

Look at that face!  David Merrell's artwork is absolutely adorable, and he provides some great reasons for newer readers to pick up this book and read all about Lucy's adventures. Ilene Cooper is a veteran writer and she's penned this chapter book series.

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bookcover of ABSOLUTELY LUCY (Absolutely Lucy, #1) by Ilene CooperABSOLUTELY LUCY 
(Absolutely Lucy, #1)

4.15 avg rating — 99 ratings

This is a story about the power of friendship.  You see, Bobby is really shy.  So shy that he finds it difficult to make friends.  That is until Lucy becomes his pal.  Lucy comes into Bobby's life at his birthday.  And from there she leads him into new adventures and friendships.

sample page from ABSOLUTELY LUCY (Absolutely Lucy, #1) by Ilene Cooper

Reading Information:
Word Count: 7,214
Page Count: 80
Accelerated Reading level: 2.7 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 39788
Lexile: 360L
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bookcover of  LUCY ON THE LOOSE (Absolutely Lucy, #2) by Ilene Cooper LUCY ON THE LOOSE
(Absolutely Lucy, #2)

3.90 avg rating — 59 ratings

Oh no!  Lucy has run off after a fat orange cat and now Bobby can't find her.  Where is Lucy?

Word Count: 7,138
Page Count: 80
Accelerated Reading level: 2.8 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 40734
Lexile: 380L

bookcover of LOOK AT LUCY (Absolutely Lucy, #3) by Ilene CooperLOOK AT LUCY!
(Absolutely Lucy, #3)

4.05 avg rating — 39 ratings

A local store is having a pet contest and Bobby enters Lucy in it. But there's a problem.  What if Lucy wins?  Bobby is really shy and if they win they'll have to be on TV.  Can Bobby face the spotlight . . . for Lucy?

Word Count: 9,955
Page Count:112
Accelerated Reading level: 3.4 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 131421
Lexile: 500L

bookcover of  LUCY ON THE BALL (Absolutely Lucy, #4) by Ilene CooperLUCY ON THE BALL
(Absolutely Lucy, #4)

4.32 avg rating — 19 ratings

Every kid loves soccer, right? Not Bobby. He likes to watch sports, but he doesn't really like to play them. He'd rather play with his beagle puppy, Lucy. But when Bobby's friend Shawn begs him to join up, Bobby finds himself stuck on a soccer team with a stern coach and several kids who have a knack for the sport. Even Lucy is better than Bobby at moving a soccer ball down the field!

Word Count: 10,497
Page Count:112
Accelerated Reading level: 3.2 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 141888

bookcover of  LUCY'S TRICKS AND TREATS (Absolutely Lucy, #5) by Ilene CooperLUCY'S TRICKS AND TREATS
(Absolutely Lucy, #5)

4.15 avg rating — 20 ratings 

It's Halloween and Bobby's thinking about treats for Lucy.  He's also wondering about Jack the new kid at school.  Jacks been playing tricks on him and worse, since Jack came to town, all sorts of little things are missing in the classroom.

Word Count: 10,207
Page Count:112
Accelerated Reading level: 3.4 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 152807

bookcover of  THANKS TO LUCY (Absolutely Lucy, #6) by Ilene Cooper THANKS TO LUCY   
(Absolutely Lucy, #6)

4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings 

Thanksgiving is coming and Bobby has a lot to be thankful for.  However as he counts his blessings, he notes that Lucy doesn't seem to be feeling very good.   She's quiet and she seems unhappy. Is something wrong with Lucy?

Page Count:112
Word Count: 10,208
Page Count:112
Accelerated Reader: 3.3 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 160316

bookcover of  LITTLE LUCY (Step into Reading) by Ilene Cooper

3.89 avg rating — 35 ratings

STEP INTO READING 3?!?  I don't think so.  This cute little book is at the first grade level.  (Which is why you should check this blog :)

When Bobby's family goes to the lake, Lucy discovers many things.  One of which is that she doesn't like water!  

sample page from LITTLE LUCY (Step into Reading) by Ilene Cooper

Word Count: 916
Page Count: 48
Accelerated Reader level: 1.8 / points: 0.5
AR quiz: 145069
Lexile: 190L

compiled by Pam
updated November 2014