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Publisher Comments:

I hate camp. I just hate it. I wish I didnand#8217;t. But I do. Being here is worse than bug juice on a burger. Or homework on Thanksgiving. Or water seeping into my shoes. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie, Eleanor is off to summer camp. At first sheand#8217;s excited to carry on the family tradition at Camp Wallumwahpuck, but when she gets there she finds icky bugs, terrible food, and worst of all: swim class, where she just canand#8217;t seem to keep up with everyone else. But as the days go on, Eleanor realizes that even the most miserable situations can be full of special surprises and that growing up is full of belly flops.

Praise for Like Bug Juice on a Burger

"Eleanor doesnand#8217;t just survive, she growsand#133;Readers will celebrate and look forward to more."

and#151;Kirkus Reviews

"Sternberg gets all of the details exactly right, from the and#147;orange, oozing sloppy joesand#8221; to the frustrations of trying to swim in a life jacket. susan dove lempke."

and#151;The HornBook

"This is a really sweet novel in verse and a good sequel to Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie (Abrams, 2011), though it works fine as a stand-alone."

and#151;School Library Journal

"Eleanorand#8217;s tentative yet heartfelt voice comes through as clearly as in the first volume, with the short, ragged-right-margin lines as approachable as her personality. Sternberg is particularly deft at leaving young-reader-sized room for interpretation and extrapolation."

and#151;The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"This sequel to Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie (2011) is just as endearing and wise, illustrating how small triumphs can help children survive what, at the time, seems an insurmountable trial."

and#151;Booklist

Award

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Blue Ribbons List 2013

Honor list - 2014 Gryphon Award

Synopsis:

Sophie is supposed to help out around the house, and thats bad enough. But then her mother comes up with a job chart, and all of a sudden Sophie has a whole list of new chores to do. Some of them, like cleaning the downstairs toilet, are gross! “Menial,” says big brother Thad, who somehow manages to avoid doing any of his own new jobs. “No fair!” says Sophie.

Sophies father went on strike when his beliefs were on the line. Now Sophie sees no alternative but to stand up for what she believes in.

The ensuing battle of wills threatens to defeat even the indomitable Sophie. Will the Hartleys have to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for every meal from now on? Will they ever have happy family times together again?

Synopsis:

Grace loves cats. She also loves taking pictures of cats and drawing Not-So Super comics. She doesnand#8217;t like Sammy Stringer, a boy in her class. Sheand#8217;s got lots and lots of ideas, and when her neighborand#8217;s cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But as the mystery of the missing cat continues, Graceand#8217;s well-intentioned plan backfires, and she finds herself in a bit of trouble. Maybe, just maybe, Sammy Stringer will help her through.

Synopsis:

Gooney Bird Greene returns for another rollicking classroom adventure in this fifth installment of two-time Newbery Award Winner Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird series.

Synopsis:

The third novel about indomitable, quirky, passionate Sophie. For her double-digit (tenth) birthday, Sophie wants a baby gorilla and convinces herself and most of her friends that shes getting one. This birthday has many surprises in store for Sophie—and not just the kind you unwrap.

Synopsis:

Gooney Bird Greene returns for more adventures in this chapter-book series from two-time Newbery Medaland#8211;winner Lois Lowry, with Middy Thomasand#8217;s black-and-white illustrations bringing the classroom to life throughout. Mrs. Pidgeonand#8217;s second grade class has a lot to celebrate in February: presidentsand#8217; birthdays, Valentineand#8217;s Day, and school vacation. Of course, the students are talking about their awesome vacation plans every chance they get. It can be hard to focus on subtraction problems when youand#8217;re heading to Hawaii or Florida in seventeen minus seven days! But most of the class (twelve minus three of them, in fact) will be staying home during vacation. Can Gooney Bird Greene keep spirits up while everyone is feeling down? Gooney Bird has a great idea that sends her classmates and her on a snowy spin through U.S. history and geography!

About the Author

Stephanie Greene is the author of many books for young readers, including the popular Owen Foote books and two previous novels about Sophie Hartley. Ms. Greene lives in Chapel Hill, N.C. Her website is www.stephaniegreenebooks.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547014401
Author:
Harper, Charise
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Harper, Charise Mericle
Author:
Sternberg, Julie
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Author:
Cordell, Matthew
Author:
Harper, Charise Mericle
Author:
Greene, Stephanie
Author:
Thomas, Middy
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Empathy
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The Just Grace Series
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 BandW illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.50 x 5.50 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 144 pages Houghton Mifflin Company - English 9780547014401 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sophie is supposed to help out around the house, and thats bad enough. But then her mother comes up with a job chart, and all of a sudden Sophie has a whole list of new chores to do. Some of them, like cleaning the downstairs toilet, are gross! “Menial,” says big brother Thad, who somehow manages to avoid doing any of his own new jobs. “No fair!” says Sophie.

Sophies father went on strike when his beliefs were on the line. Now Sophie sees no alternative but to stand up for what she believes in.

The ensuing battle of wills threatens to defeat even the indomitable Sophie. Will the Hartleys have to eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for every meal from now on? Will they ever have happy family times together again?

"Synopsis" by ,
Grace loves cats. She also loves taking pictures of cats and drawing Not-So Super comics. She doesnand#8217;t like Sammy Stringer, a boy in her class. Sheand#8217;s got lots and lots of ideas, and when her neighborand#8217;s cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But as the mystery of the missing cat continues, Graceand#8217;s well-intentioned plan backfires, and she finds herself in a bit of trouble. Maybe, just maybe, Sammy Stringer will help her through.

"Synopsis" by , Gooney Bird Greene returns for another rollicking classroom adventure in this fifth installment of two-time Newbery Award Winner Lois Lowry's Gooney Bird series.
"Synopsis" by ,
The third novel about indomitable, quirky, passionate Sophie. For her double-digit (tenth) birthday, Sophie wants a baby gorilla and convinces herself and most of her friends that shes getting one. This birthday has many surprises in store for Sophie—and not just the kind you unwrap.
"Synopsis" by , Gooney Bird Greene returns for more adventures in this chapter-book series from two-time Newbery Medaland#8211;winner Lois Lowry, with Middy Thomasand#8217;s black-and-white illustrations bringing the classroom to life throughout. Mrs. Pidgeonand#8217;s second grade class has a lot to celebrate in February: presidentsand#8217; birthdays, Valentineand#8217;s Day, and school vacation. Of course, the students are talking about their awesome vacation plans every chance they get. It can be hard to focus on subtraction problems when youand#8217;re heading to Hawaii or Florida in seventeen minus seven days! But most of the class (twelve minus three of them, in fact) will be staying home during vacation. Can Gooney Bird Greene keep spirits up while everyone is feeling down? Gooney Bird has a great idea that sends her classmates and her on a snowy spin through U.S. history and geography!
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