lovewriter, October 25, 2009 (view all comments by lovewriter)
The Ramona books were always a favorite of mine in elementary school and I read the entire series more than once. I loved seeing what kind of mischief Ramona could get herself into, and how she gets herself out of difficult situations. Beverly Cleary is a brilliant writer who really knows the thoughts and feelings of her readers. I recomend reading all the Ramona Quimby books for the ultimate childhood experience!
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Ashley Mitchell, July 2, 2007 (view all comments by Ashley Mitchell)
I read this book countless times when I was a young girl in elementary school,and still treasure my original paperback copy.There is something in Ramona that I think a girl can identify with, especially any girl with any siblings.This is a timeless treasure written by one of Portland,Oregon's most prolific and celebrated authors,Beverly Cleary;this book is a more intimate glance inside the life of one of her more popular reoccurring characters,a schoolgirl named Ramona.I hope many generations to come continue to get to know Ramona,her sister Beezus,and their adventures that will hopefully be a wonderful part of their world as a child or as someone staying in touch with an inner child.
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by Harper Collins,
Everything depends on Ramona.
Ramona's job is to be nice to fussy Mrs. Kemp, who watches her while her mother works. If Mrs. Quimby didn't work, Mr. Quimby couldn't return to college. On top of all that, third grade isn't turning out as Ramona expected. Danny the Yard Ape teases her and, on one horrible day, she throws up—at school. Being eight isn't easy, but it's never dull!
by Harper Collins,
Ramona feels quite grown-up taking the bus by herself, helping big sister Beezus make dinner, and trying hard to be nice to pesky Willa Jean after school. Turning eight years old and entering the first grade can do that to a girl. So how can her teacher call her a nuisance?
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