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Judy Moody

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Judy Moody

Judy Moody Series, Book 1
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The first book in the award-winning, popular, and best-selling series starring independent-minded third-grader, Judy Moody. Judy and her classmates create "Me" collages.

The first book in the award-winning, popular, and best-selling series starring independent-minded third-grader, Judy Moody. Judy and her classmates create "Me" collages.

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  • Library copies:
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Levels-
  • ATOS:
    3.5
  • Lexile:
    530
  • Interest Level:
    LG
  • Text Difficulty:
    1 - 2

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About the Author-
  • Megan McDonald is the creator of the popular and award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series. She is also the author of two Sisters Club stories, ANT AND HONEY BEE: A PAIR OF FRIENDS AT HALLOWEEN, and many other books for children. She lives in Sebastopol, California.

Reviews-
  • Publisher's Weekly

    Starred review from April 3, 2000
    McDonald's (the Beezy books) comical novel introduces the entertainingly mercurial Judy Moody. The book itself has a look as fresh as its heroine (a compact trim size and an inventive jacket design die-cut that reveals the bright green and orange of the cover below). From the start, Judy devises intriguing solutions to her dilemmas. The book opens on the first day of third grade, with a hilarious spread in pen-and-ink wash showing only Judy's feet sticking up from her bed as her mother attempts to rouse her from the doorway. What to wear? Judy has no T-shirt to rival her classmates' shirts touting their exotic summer destinations, so the heroine decorates a plain white T with a drawing of a shark and the words "I Ate a Shark." For a "Me collage" at school, she insists that her cat, Mouse, is too old to qualify for the "My Favorite Pet" slot; unable to find a two-toed sloth, she purchases a Venus flytrap and proceeds to overfeed it raw hamburger. Her relationship to her best friend, Rocky, and her second-grade brother, Stink, also propel the plot in diverting directions, and the dialogue is spot-on (e.g., when aspiring doctor Judy gets her kit in the mail, Stink asks, "Why can't I ever be Elizabeth Blackwell, First Woman Doctor?" and she responds, "For one thing, you're a boy"). It's hard to imagine a mood Judy couldn't improve. Ages 6-9.

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