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Eva and Sadie and the Best Classroom Ever!
Contributor(s): Cohen, Jeff, Allen, Elanna (Illustrator)
ISBN: 006224938X     ISBN-13: 9780062249388
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
    OUR PRICE: $16.20  
Product Type: School And Library
Published: June 2015
Annotation: A sequel to Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut EVER! finds second-grader Sadie confronting unexpected challenges while helping her little sister, Eva, learn everything she needs to know for kindergarten. 40,000 first printing.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
First day of school; Fiction.
Kindergarten; Fiction.
Sisters; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family | Siblings
- Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: [E]
LCCN: 2014034159
Academic/Grade Level: Kindergarten, Ages 5-6
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 12.00" H x 10.00" W x 0.25" (0.50 lbs) 32 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 176692
Reading Level: 3.1   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2015 Fall)
Sadie's drillmaster-like efforts to prepare her younger sister, Eva, for kindergarten by impersonating a teacher end up panicking the five-year-old ("I have math sheets to do and I don't even know what math is"). The book is superior to Eva and Sadie and the Worst Haircut EVER! because this one radiates sisterly love, but the soft-shades-only illustrations still lack depth.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2015 August)

PreS-Gr 1—Little Eva is about to start kindergarten, and her big sister Sadie is going into second grade. Sadie decides that Eva is woefully unprepared for kindergarten, and so Sadie comes up with a plan to get Eva ready. Sadie makes a classroom in their house and works on teaching Eva writing and math. Sadie also tries to show Eva how to master recess activities like the monkey bars. All their endeavors are cutely illustrated using pencil, watercolor, and a touch of Adobe Photoshop. On each page, exceptional illustrations accompany the text, which, rendered in a childlike font, tells a genuine story. As the plot progresses, the girls' parents intervene and help Sadie understand that Eva will be fine at school. As the girls attend the first day of school, Sadie sees Eva in her classroom doing well and determines that "Eva is ready for kindergarten after all." This is a great read-aloud for children getting ready to start school and for kids who might be worried about their younger siblings. VERDICT A strongly relatable and delightful story that most libraries will have a place for in their collections.—Nancy Jo Lambert, McSpedden Elementary Frisco, TX

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