Fifth Grade Magic by Beatrice Gormley
Approx. 34,490 words.
Published on February 11, 2010.
Gretchen fully expects to be the star of the fifth-grade play. But just before the teacher picks the cast, Gretchen gets on her wrong side. Mrs. Sheppard doesn’t give Gretchen any part at all! And she gives the starring role to Amy, who speaks her lines like a robot. Gretchen is desperate enough to try anything—even to believe in magic.
Gretchen's troubles are just beginning. So is the fun!