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Bootsie Barker Ballerina
Synopses & Reviews
Ballerinas, basketball players, and bullies abound in this hilarious Level 3 I Can Read Book. When Bootsie Barker turns up in Bernie and Lisa's ballet class, the trouble starts. Bootsie hates ballet. She hates boys even more! But when she starts knocking Bernie down with her plies and pirouettes, Madame blames Bernie for disrupting the class! Can Bernie and Lisa figure out a way to get Bootsie Barker off their backs?
"Every kid who knows a bully ... will enjoy watching Bootsie Barker get her comeuppance in the end". — ALA Booklist
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When Bootsie Barker shows up at Bernie and Lisa's ballet class, the trouble begins. "I hateballet!" Bootsie yells. "I hate boys even more!" And she means it! Bootsie's pliand#201;sand pirouetteskeep knocking Bernie down, but Madame blames Bernie.
Can Bernie and Lisa figure out a way to get Bootsie Barker off their backs?
About the Author
Barbara Bottner is the author of many favorites for young readers, including most recently Wallace's Lists, co-authored by husband Gerald Kruglik, and illustrated by Olof Landstrom, and the I Can Read title Pish and Posh, also co-authored by Gerald Kruglik, and illustrated by Ms. Bottner. Other titles by Ms. Bottner include Rosa's Room, illustrated by Beth Spiegel, Be Brown, illustrated by Barry Gott, Two Messy Friends, written and illustrated by Ms. Bottner, the ever-popular Bootsie Barker Bites, illustrated by Peggy Rathmann, and Bootsie Barker Ballerina, illustrated by G. Brian Karas, as well as the picture books Charlene Loves To Make Noise, illustrated by Alexander Stadler, and The Scaredy Cats, illustrated by Victoria Chess.
Ms. Bottner lives with her husband — physician, coauthor, and best friend — Gerald Kruglik, in Florida.
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