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The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning. She doesn't remember it, but it changed her life forever. The zap gave her genius-level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled. Now, at 12 years old, she's technically ready for college. She just has to pass 1 more test--middle school!

Lucy's grandma insists: Go to middle school for 1 year. Make 1 friend. Join 1 activity. And read 1 book (that's not a math textbook!). Lucy's not sure what a girl who does calculus homework for fun can possibly learn in 7th grade. She has everything she needs at home, where nobody can make fun of her rigid routines or her superpowered brain. The equation of Lucy's life has already been solved. Unless there's been a miscalculation?

An Indie Bestseller

Parents' 15 Best Children's Books 2018

Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List 2019-2020

Indie Next List Summer 2018

★ "Unique and utterly satisfying."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Prepare to fall in love."—School Library Journal, starred review

★ "Lucy’s journey is beautifully authentic in this debut brimming with warmth, wisdom, and math."—Publishers Weekly, starred review

  "A convincing and appealing story." —Booklist