Second-grader Francis has lots to deal with: her large family, a scary new teacher (Sister Grizzly), and her desire for a part in the class production of The Wizard of Oz. When she helps a new friend rehearse for the tryouts, her own hopes fade. The part Francie IS picked for couldn't be worse -- Toto! This fresh and humorous story is perfect for second-grade readers.
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LOTS OF O'LEARYS: SECONDHAND STARUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Second grade gets off to a rough start when Francie gets Sister ``Grizzly'' (Ursula), but at least she's able to deprive smug Annabelle of the lead in The Wizard of Oz by coaching new friend Stella so ... Read full review
Chapter One SecondGrade Scare
Chapter Three Working and Wishing
Chapter Four Try outs
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