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Secrets According To Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

Penguin Young Readers Group | January 2, 2014 | Hardcover

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Humphrey is back in his tenth adventure in the beloved middle-grade series!


So many secrets are flying around Room 26 that Humphrey can barely keep track. Mrs. Brisbane knows a student is leaving, but Humphrey can't figure out which one. (Even more confusing, Mrs. Brisbane seems unsqueakably happy about it.) The class is studying the Ancient Egyptians, and some of the kids have made up secret clubs and secret codes. Even Aldo is holding back news from Humphrey.


Humphrey's job as classroom pet is to help his humans solve their problems, but all these secrets are making it HARD-HARD-HARD!

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 144 pages, 8.5 × 5.71 × 0.48 in

Published: January 2, 2014

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0399257969

ISBN - 13: 9780399257964

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Secrets According To Humphrey

by Betty G. Birney

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 144 pages, 8.5 × 5.71 × 0.48 in

Published: January 2, 2014

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0399257969

ISBN - 13: 9780399257964

From the Publisher

Humphrey is back in his tenth adventure in the beloved middle-grade series!


So many secrets are flying around Room 26 that Humphrey can barely keep track. Mrs. Brisbane knows a student is leaving, but Humphrey can't figure out which one. (Even more confusing, Mrs. Brisbane seems unsqueakably happy about it.) The class is studying the Ancient Egyptians, and some of the kids have made up secret clubs and secret codes. Even Aldo is holding back news from Humphrey.


Humphrey's job as classroom pet is to help his humans solve their problems, but all these secrets are making it HARD-HARD-HARD!

About the Author

Betty G. Birney has won many awards for writing for television, including an Emmy, three Humanitas Prizes, and a Writers Guild of America Award. In addition to the Humphrey series, she is the author of The Seven Wonders of Sassafrass Springs and The Princess and the Peabody's. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri, where her parents grew up as neighbors on Humphrey Street.

Editorial Reviews

Awards and Honors for the Humphrey series: The World According to HumphreyWinner Children’s Crown AwardWinner Iowa Children’s Choice AwardWinner Rhode Island Children’s Book AwardWinner Pennsylvania’s Keystone to Reading Book AwardWinner Maryland’s Black-Eyed Susan AwardWinner Oklahoma’s Sequoyah Book Award Winner Washington State’s Sasquatch Reading Award Winner Golden Sower Award (NE)Maud Hart Lovelace Award 2nd Place (MN)Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Honor Book Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee Sunshine State Award Master List (FL)Louisiana Young Readers Choice Award Nominee Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award NomineeSouth Carolina Children’s Book Award NomineeNorth Carolina Children’s Book Award NomineeBeehive Award Nominee (UT)Young Hoosier Award Nominee (IN)Bluestem Book Award Nominee (IL)Kennebec Valley Book Award Nominee (ME)Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Starred Best Book of the YearNorth Carolina Battle of the BooksFriendship According to Humphrey 2006 Christopher Award Winner, Winner Children’s Crown Award, Bank St. Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Iowa Children’s Choice Nominee, New York Library Association Best Book of the SeasonSub rights sold by agent: UK, Japan, Holland, Hungary, ArabicTrouble According to Humphrey A Bank Street Children’s Book Committee Best Book of the Year, Children’s Crown Award Nominee, Land of Enchantment Book Award Nominee (NM)Surprises According to Humphrey  A BookSense Pick, Texas Bluebonnet Award Master
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