The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo by Judy BlumeThe One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo by Judy Blume

The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo

byJudy BlumeIllustratorDebbie Ridpath Ohi

Paperback | May 27, 2014

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Can Freddy leap past his middle-child malaise? This classic story from Judy Blume has a fresh new look!

Freddy Dissel has two problems. One is his older brother, Mike. The other is his younger sister, Ellen. That leaves Freddy in the middle, feeling like the peanut butter part of a sandwich, squeezed between two pieces of bread like a great big middle nothing.

So when Freddy hears about the school play, he knows it’s his chance to shine—even if the play is being put on by the big kids, and even if Mike says that everybody can jump. But nobody can jump quite as well as Freddy, which makes him the perfect Green Kangaroo—and the star of the show!
Judy Blume is considered one of the world's best-known writers for young adults. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1938. She earned a degree in education. Blume has written over 20 books. Titles such as "Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret", "Then Again, Maybe I Won't", and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" are widely recogniz...
Title:The One in the Middle Is the Green KangarooFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.2 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1481411314

ISBN - 13:9781481411318


Rated 5 out of 5 by from great read I got this for my daughter last year when she was 6, as I too was a great fan of Judy Blume growing up. It was a quick read and we loved it.
Date published: 2017-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We think that Judy Blume has another hit on her hands! The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo was a very good, funny book. It showed us that every kid in the family is special - oldest, youngest and yes, even the kid in the middle. We were glad that Freddy went from sad to happy and that he was the best green kangaroo in the play. We would recommend this book for first grade to fourth grade.
Date published: 2009-08-11