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Alexis the Icing on the Cupcake
Contributor(s): Simon, Coco
ISBN: 1481404687     ISBN-13: 9781481404686
Publisher: Simon Spotlight
    OUR PRICE: $6.29  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: June 2014
Annotation: Hired with the Cupcake Club to serve a huge order at a neighbor's outdoor party, Alex, knowing that her crush will be in attendance, struggles to find just the right outfit when she discovers that she has reached an in-between size. Simultaneous.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Cupcakes; Fiction.
Clubs; Fiction.
Growth; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Emotions & Feelings
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues | Friendship
- Juvenile Fiction | Cooking & Food
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2014010098
Lexile Measure: 700
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Cupcake Diaries
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.00" H x 5.00" W x 0.50" (0.25 lbs) 128 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 167310
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 4.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q64205
Reading Level: 4.3   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 7.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2015 Spring)
Alexis is the first among her friends to hit puberty--outgrowing all of her clothes overnight. As her frustration builds, Simon's ever-supportive and likable characters, comprised of family members and the series' rotating cast of Cupcake Club protagonists, help Alexis cope with the changes. Preteens may appreciate the gentle preview of what can accompany the emotional and physical growing pains of puberty.