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A spunky and energetic six-year-old who likes to be different enters first grade and perplexes and then infuriates her unsympathetic teacher
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Teenagers think they've got it rough. Try being a misunderstood 6-year-old! Ramona Quimby is bound and determined to be brave as she weathers first grade, her mom's return to work, and sleeping in the spooky dark all alone. But nothing seems to go her way this year. From a fierce dog on the sidewalk to a copycat in her classroom, Ramona has her hands full.
Beverly Cleary has a real knack for the subtle emotional complexities of young children. Never condescending, she sees children as real people with real feelings. For this, and for her hilarious tales of an imaginative and "spunky gal," Cleary's countless fans adore her. Winner of many awards, including the Newbery Medal, Cleary has written over two dozen books for young people. Two titles in her beloved Ramona series, Ramona and Her Father and Ramona Quimby, Age 8, were named Newbery Honor Books. Alan Tiegreen's witty and lively line drawings have graced many of Cleary's books over the decades, capturing the exuberant spirit of one of literature's favorite heroines. (Ages 8 to 12) --Emilie CoulterFrom the Inside Flap:
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The summer before first grade sure isn't an easy one for Ramona. There are a lot of changes going on at the Quimby house and Ramona's not sure she likes them one bit. She has a new bedroom that terrifies her, and she's positive that something is hiding under her bed. And to make matters worse, her mother gets a job to help pay for the new bedroom. Ramona sure misses her and the cookies she used to bake. School finally starts and Ramona realizes that the first grade is not for cowards.
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Book Description Dell, New York NY, 1984. Paperback. Illustrated by Alan Tiegreen (illustrator). Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Creases in corners. ; A spunky and energetic six-year-old who likes to be different enters first grade and perplexes and then infuriates her unsympathetic teacher. ; 190 pages. Seller Inventory # 54362
Book Description Yearling, 1984. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0440773512
Book Description Yearling. Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Former Library book. Seller Inventory # Q05C-00024