Just Grace and the Terrible Tutu by Charise Mericle HarperJust Grace and the Terrible Tutu by Charise Mericle Harper

Just Grace and the Terrible Tutu

byCharise Mericle Harper

Paperback | May 8, 2012

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"Easy for readers to relate to, and her voice is consistently funny, frank, and believable."- Horn Book &nbspGrace is back to her zany antics! Grace and Mimi have a secret: Mimi is going to be a big sister. To get ready, the girls try being "mother's helpers" to a family down the street, and Mimi begins to doubt her big sister abilities when four-year-old Lily seems to like Grace best. But when Lily turns into a Terrible Tutu, Grace can't escape her! Can Grace use her empathy powers to show Lily and Mimi the creative path toward a new friendship?
Along with the Just Grace series, Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of many books for children. In a starred review, Booklist called Just Grace "hilarious" and said, "The kids come alive in the story. . . . Give this to . . . anyone looking for a funny book." Charise lives in Mamaroneck, New York. www.charise...
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Title:Just Grace and the Terrible TutuFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.43 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547722273

ISBN - 13:9780547722276

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This entertaining entree into the world of chapter books will leave young readers laughing, pondering and eagerly anticipating Grace's next adventure."- Bookpage "Easy for readers to relate to, and her voice is consistently funny, frank, and believable."- The Horn Book "Short chapters, frequent black-line illustrations, and Harper's sure voice as the blossoming Grace mark this as one of the better series for emerging chapter-book readers."- Booklist Just Grace and the Snack Attack "[R]eaders will appreciate her straightforward, honest discussion of strong emotions they'll be sure to relate to." - Horn Book Just Grace Goes Green "Girls who are settling into chapter book series featuring Clementine and Judy Moody will love the fast pace and familiar school and family situations. . . . Harper's sketches add interest and break up the text, leaving the new reader time to pause and smile."- Horn Book Just Grace Walks the Dog "Grace's cartoon illustrations and charts enliven the conversational, first-person text. . . Her ruminations about the ways that people-and animals-may not be what they seem will provide both entertainment and food for thought for a wide range of readers."- Kirkus Reviews "Harper has created a quick enjoyable read in this third 'Grace' book."- Library Media Connection Still Just Grace "Harper's strength is her understanding of third-grade angst? she explores with a comic touch? Suggest this reassuring look at friendship and family to fans of Judy Moody and Clementine." - Booklist "Dealing with the problems of friendship and change in a lively way? a good addition to the middle-grade shelves." -School Library Journal Just Grace Booksense Summer Selection 2007*"The kids come alive in the story, and Harper, the author of several previous books, including the graphic novel Fashion Kitty (2005), enhances the comical goings-on with sparkling cartoon sketches. Equally delightful is the wry voice of energetic Just Grace, who never misses an opportunity to point out the injustices life has dealt her. She's a hero through and through. Give this to fans of Ann Nagda's Meow Means Mischief (2003) or anyone looking for a funny book." - Booklist, starred review"Grace is a funny, mischievous protagonist who should easily find a place in the pantheon of precocious third graders. Fans of Amber Brown, Clementine, and Judy Moody will love her." - School Library Journal "