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Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake
Contributor(s): Park, Barbara, Brunkus, Denise (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0679966943     ISBN-13: 9780679966944
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
    OUR PRICE: $12.00  
Product Type: Library - Other Formats
Published: September 1995
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Annotation: Junie B. is having a run of bad luck, losing every game at the school carnival. When she finally wins the Cake Walk on her last ticket, she chooses a fruitcake as her prize. But who in the heck knew that sparkly foil-wrapped fruitcake was really a lethal weapon in disguise? "The innocent first-person narrative will make lower-school readers laugh out loud at her mispronunciations as they recognize their own confusion and failure."--"Booklist
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Kindergarten; Fiction.
Schools; Fiction.
Carnivals; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Issues
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 94040891
Lexile Measure: 400
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
Series: Junie B. Jones
Book type: Easy Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.50" W x 0.50" (0.45 lbs) 71 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 14678
Reading Level: 2.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q13434
Reading Level: 2.1   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 3.0
 
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Publisher Description:
Junie B. is having a run of bad luck, losing every game at the school carnival. When she finally wins the Cake Walk on her last ticket, she chooses a fruitcake as her prize. But who in the heck knew that sparkly foil-wrapped fruitcake was really a lethal weapon in disguise? "The innocent first-person narrative will make lower-school readers laugh out loud at her mispronunciations as they recognize their own confusion and failure."--"Booklist"

Contributor Bio(s):

BARBARA PARK is best known as the author of the wildly popular New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, which has kept kids (and their grown-ups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. Beloved by millions, the Junie B. Jones books have been translated into multiple languages and are a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. Barbara once said, “I’ve never been sure whether Junie B.’s fans love her in spite of her imperfections…or because of them. But either way, she’s gone out into the world and made more friends than I ever dreamed possible.”

Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books, including Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here, and Ma! There’s Nothing to Do Here!

Barbara Park was born in New Jersey in 1947 and spent most of her adult life in Arizona, where she and her husband, Richard, raised two sons. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.