For most kids, The Trunchbull is pure terror, but for Matilda, she's a sitting duck. Who put superglue in Dad's hat? Was it really a ghost that made Mom tear out of the house? Matilda is a genius with idiot parents—and she's having a great time driving them crazy. But at school things are... show more
For most kids, The Trunchbull is pure terror, but for Matilda, she's a sitting duck. Who put superglue in Dad's hat? Was it really a ghost that made Mom tear out of the house? Matilda is a genius with idiot parents—and she's having a great time driving them crazy. But at school things are different. At school there's Miss Trunchbull, two hundred menacing pounds of kid-hating headmistress. Get rid of The Trunchbull and Matilda would be a hero. But that would take a superhuman genius, wouldn't it?
Publish date: August 16th 2007
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Matilda is a level S on the Fountas and Pinnell reading level scale. Matilda is about a young girl who has an incredible gift, her intelligence. She is the top of her class even though her parents don't support her, but she doesn't need their support because she has her teacher, Miss Honey, to show ...
Matilda is such a bright little girl. She started reading very difficult books at a very young age. Her family does not seem to care about how smart she is, but Matilda stands her ground. When Matilda goes to school she is faced with the mean Ms. Trunchbull and in that moment she finds out she has u...
Lexile Level: 840L Matilda by Roald Dahl tells the story of a girl with many hardships who has particular attributes that make her unique, including her high intelligence and her special 'powers'. It is a great story in which the young main character has a strong sense of morals that enables her t...
In some ways, this is a tough book to read as an adult. Matilda herself is so sweet and smart and lovable. It's so frustrating that her family is horrible and her principal is cruel. Then you're so relieved that she finds someone to appreciate her in her teacher, Miss Honey. But it definitely makes ...
The book Matilda by Roald Dahl is a story about a young girl with secret magical powers who lives with a horrible adoptive family who don't care for her much because she is different from them. Matilda is very intelligent and succeeds academically and has a maturity level well beyond her age. She se...
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