Never underestimate the difference that one person can make in the world! In My Life in Pink and Green by Lisa Greenwald, 12-year-old Lucy surprises the reader with her determination, business sense, environmental awareness, and talent. Her family’s pharmacy is on the brink of going out of business, but Lucy is not willing to let that happen. Since she is only in 7th grade and most adults don’t take her ideas seriously, what will happen when her grandmother ignores her suggestions and attempts to sell their house and possibly the pharmacy? Find out how Lucy handles problems with her friends and uses her talents in ways she never imagined! Pick up some beauty, business, and environmental tips as well…Go Green! Recommended for 4th grade and up.
Book reviewed by Carol C., Elementary School Liaison