Freckle Juice by Judy BlumeNicky has freckles: they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. Sitting behind him in class, Andrew once counted eighty-six of them, and that was just a start! If Andrew had freckles like Nicky, his mother would never know if his neck was dirty.
One day after school, Andrew works up enough courage to ask Nicky where he got his freckles. When know-it-all Sharon overhears, she offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe for fifty cents. Its a lot of money, but Andrew is desperate. At home he carefully mixes the strange combination of ingredients. Then the unexpected happens...
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Freckle Juice by Judy Blume - Chapter 2 Read Along
Freckle Juice is a relatable and entertaining chapter book, appropriate for students in grades Award winning author Judy Blume, tells a hilarious story about wanting to be different. The main character, Andrew Marcus, will do just about anything to have freckles like his classmate Nicky Lane. When a classmate offers to sell Andrew a recipe for a concoction called "freckle juice", he wants some immediately. This is an ideal book for beginning plot and character mapping, and using these fun activities, your students will be able to bring the story to life! Second grader Andrew Marcus wants freckles more than anything in the world.