Becoming Nicole

by

Amy Ellis Nutt

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The principal of Orono Middle School and the acting principal of Asa C. Adams Elementary School when Jonas and Nicole are attending school there. It is partially Lucy’s decision to not punish Jacob for his bullying; Lucy instead forces Nicole to use the staff restroom rather than the girls’ bathroom at school.
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Bob Lucy Character Timeline in Becoming Nicole

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Chapter 19: A New Adversary
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...people should not be allowed to “choose” their own gender. Melanson visits the acting principal, Bob Lucy , to complain about Nicole using the girls’ restroom, but Lucy refuses to hear his... (full context)
Chapter 20: Freak
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Mrs. Molloy marches Jacob into Erhardt’s office. Erhardt then speaks with Bob Lucy and Nicole and her friends. Nicole’s friends reveal that Jacob had been calling her a... (full context)
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Kelly tries to call Erhardt, but Bob Lucy had instructed Erhardt not to speak to the Maineses about the incident. She is furious,... (full context)
Chapter 25: Eyes On
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...to sleep in the girls’ tent and will need a separate tent. Kelly marches into Bob Lucy ’s office, asking if he thinks Nicole is a predator and whether the gay kids... (full context)
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...Kelly and Wayne that she had been about to go into the girls’ restroom when Bob Lucy had noticed her, whistled loudly at her and pointed at her to use the staff... (full context)
Chapter 28: Separate and Unequal
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In June, Kelly has another face-to-face meeting with principal Bob Lucy . She asks what the arrangements will be for Nicole in seventh grade, knowing that... (full context)
Chapter 38: One Step Back
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...matter who wins, the Maineses can always appeal. Additionally, that morning, the Maineses learned that Bob Lucy had allowed students to cheat on a standardized exam. When the Orono school district found... (full context)