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ISBN13: 9780394805719
ISBN10: 0394805712
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Howard Jeeter has moved across the country and his only friend is an annoying six-year-old girl. Of course, when youre really lonely, youll be friends with anyone—almost.

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Barbara Park is one of  today's funniest and best-loved writers for middle graders.  Her novels, which include Dear God, HELP!!! Love Earl; Skinnybones; The Kid in the Red Jacket; and Mick Harte Was Herehave won numerous children's book awards.  Barbara thinks that the wonderful thing about writing humor is that she is able to deal with serious issues in a more lighthearted way.  Barbara's fans always want to know whether or not her characters are based on her own children (she has two sons) — in fact, they are not.  But having her sons has made it easier for her to know how kids talk and think.  What matters most to Barbara is that her books are bringing a few smiles to her readers.

Barbara lives in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with her husband, Richard. She holds a B.S. from the University of Alabama.  

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careeshaberry208, March 28, 2008 (view all comments by careeshaberry208)
i have never read this book but based on the cover it looks like it is a funny book and well i thin people my age would enjoy it if they like funny books
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394805719
Author:
Park, Barbara
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Moving, Household
Subject:
Social Situations - New Experience
Subject:
Social Situations - Moving
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Issues - Moving
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Bullseye Books
Series Volume:
477
Publication Date:
19880831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.58x5.18x.36 in. .19 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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