Publish date: September 15th 2006
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Clementine (#1)
I read this book for summer reading bingo. I used it for the "being a girly girl is bad" box, and while I believe it fits that trope, it's not the worst offender out there. I really liked Clementine. Her hijinks reminded me of Ramona Quimby.
Adorable and so sweet. Clementine's voice as the narrator is perfect: her confusion at constantly being told to pay attention when it's the grown-ups who aren't noticing the things going on around them; the beautifully-paced way we're introduced to the reasons behind Clementine's bad week; the diff...
Just finished reading this aloud to my third graders...they LOVED it! It's perfect for the classroom, and I thoroughly enjoyed it as well.
This was a *terrific* read and really reminded me of Eloise at the Plaza combined with some Ramona by Bev Cleary. All in all a great gift for a third grade girl and highly recommended.My copy is signed by the author and the illustrator-so happy about that!
CLEVER CLEMENTINE! This was a very cute book that reminded me of all the ups and downs of being a hyperactive, curious, "helpful" kid. Clementine just can't get it right, and all the way to the end you just sit back and laugh at "how much worse can it get." This is definitely picker-upper for anyone...
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