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Humphrey usually helps solve problems, but now he’s caused a big one: Golden-Miranda gets in trouble when Humphrey is caught outside of his cage on her watch. No one knows about his lock-that-doesn’t-lock and he can’t exactly squeak up on her behalf. While Humphrey manages to show Pay-Attention-Art that math is important outside of class, help Sit-Still-Seth actually sit still, and survive a trip to the vet, can he clear Miranda’s name without giving up his freedom forever?

Friendship According to Humphrey received a Christopher Award and kids voted The World According to Humphrey the winner of state book awards in RI, MD and PA. Plus, it’s nominated for eleven others so far (WA, MN, FL, LA, OK, SC, PA, NC, UT, IA, ME). Reviewers have called him “delightful,” “irresistible,” “big hearted” and “perky.”

Synopsis:

Humphrey loves to solve problems for his classmates in Room 26, but he never meant to create one! Golden-Miranda, one of his favorite students, gets blamed when Humphrey is caught outside of his cage while shes in charge. Since no one knows about his lock-that-doesnt-lock, he cant exactly squeak up to defend her. Humphrey really has his paws full when Dont-Complain- Mandy-Payne and her family stir up more big trouble. Humphrey manages to help Pay-Attention-Art and Sit-Still-Seth and even survives a trip to the vet, but can he clear Mirandas name without giving up his freedom forever?

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A hamsterific celebration of the best time of the year

Room 26 is abuzz. The students are making costumes and practicing their special songs for the Winter Wonderland program and Humphrey is fascinated by all the ways his classmates celebrate the holidays (especially the yummy food). He also has problems to solve like how to get Do-It-Now-Daniel to stop procrastinating, convince Helpful-Holly to stop stressing over presents, and come up with the perfect gift for Og the frog. Of course he manages to do all that while adding delightful heart and humor to the holiday season.

Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country. And he's becoming a one school/one book favorite!

About the Author

Betty G. Birney lives in Los Angeles, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399245053
Author:
Birney, Betty G
Publisher:
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Author:
Birney, Betty G.
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Animals - Pets
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Hamsters
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Humphrey
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
20070231
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.48x5.84x.70 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Animals » Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc.
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Children's » Middle Readers » General

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"Synopsis" by ,
Humphrey loves to solve problems for his classmates in Room 26, but he never meant to create one! Golden-Miranda, one of his favorite students, gets blamed when Humphrey is caught outside of his cage while shes in charge. Since no one knows about his lock-that-doesnt-lock, he cant exactly squeak up to defend her. Humphrey really has his paws full when Dont-Complain- Mandy-Payne and her family stir up more big trouble. Humphrey manages to help Pay-Attention-Art and Sit-Still-Seth and even survives a trip to the vet, but can he clear Mirandas name without giving up his freedom forever?
"Synopsis" by ,
A hamsterific celebration of the best time of the year

Room 26 is abuzz. The students are making costumes and practicing their special songs for the Winter Wonderland program and Humphrey is fascinated by all the ways his classmates celebrate the holidays (especially the yummy food). He also has problems to solve like how to get Do-It-Now-Daniel to stop procrastinating, convince Helpful-Holly to stop stressing over presents, and come up with the perfect gift for Og the frog. Of course he manages to do all that while adding delightful heart and humor to the holiday season.

Nominated for twenty-four state awards and the winner of seven, the Humphrey series is a hit across the country. And he's becoming a one school/one book favorite!

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