Ruby is ready to make a name for herself and she’ll have her chance in an animal trivia contest. But she’ll need help. Her brothers Marcellus Roosevelt and Tyner are on board to help her prepare. Illustrations. (publisher)
Eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11) Roosevelt (10) and Tyner (9) the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn’t hanging with her friend Theresa Petticoat she’s finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She’s sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings. She sings like nobody’s business; she has a pet iguana named Lady Love; her favorite color is grape-jelly purple; and she has BIG plans. She’s going to be the most famous woman animal doctor on the planet. She’s the fabulous oh-so-spectacular Ruby Marigold Booker!
In Book 2 a zoologist is coming to visit Ruby’s school and there will be one representative from grade levels 2-8 chosen to compete in an animal trivia contest. The winner will land season passes to the Chill Brook Zoo for everyone in their grade level. Ruby who can absorb factual information quickly and recall it at any time is the third grade delegate and her brothers are on board to help–or hinder–her preparation.”(publisher)
Accelerated Reading Level: 3.9