Ramona Quimby, Age 8

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Ramona Quimby, Age 8

by Beverly Cleary

HarperCollins | July 1, 2014 | Hardcover

Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is rated 5 out of 5 by 2.

In this Newbery Honor Book from beloved author Beverly Cleary, eight-year-old Ramona Quimby's zest for life is infectious as ever. Whether speaking her mind to her third-grade teacher, or befriending her schoolyard bully, Ramona can't be kept down!

Then one day an embarrassing incident in the classroom leaves Ramona completely humiliated. Can she bounce back from this one?

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 208 pages

Published: July 1, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0688004776

ISBN - 13: 9780688004774

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Rated out of 5 by from IndigoKids Recommends: Experts' Favourites I love Ramona; she is always on a differnt adventure. Romona is having a really hard time being eight; it seems Ramona is haivng a hard time with everything from the babysitter to being teast by Danny the Yard Ape
Date published: 2006-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite book of all time This book was given to me by my 2nd Grade Teacher as an end of school year gift. I was 7 years old, turning 8, and entering Grade 3--just like Ramona Quimby!! She was someone that I could completely relate to and would have loved to have had as a friend! I must have read this book several times over!! Beverley Cleary did an awesome job of portraying this funny, real little girl and her not so perfect family, and all of the trails and tribulations of being 8!! It has remained and will remain my favorite book for life and I will be giving a copy of it to each of 3 daughters on their 8th birthday!! And I'll be keeping my copy on my bookshelf wherever I go!!
Date published: 2006-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ramona Quimby, Age 8 This is a great book, and while reading it I found so many similarities between my much younger self and the main character. Cleary does a wonderful job of relating how the young Ramona views the world around her, whether at her school or home. I can remember the different fads at my school and my own attempts at getting out of the holes I'd accidentally dug for myself. If you enjoy this book, may I also recommend Cleary's Ralph S. Mouse.
Date published: 1999-10-09

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Ramona Quimby, Age 8

Ramona Quimby, Age 8

by Beverly Cleary

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 208 pages

Published: July 1, 2014

Publisher: HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0688004776

ISBN - 13: 9780688004774

From the Publisher

In this Newbery Honor Book from beloved author Beverly Cleary, eight-year-old Ramona Quimby's zest for life is infectious as ever. Whether speaking her mind to her third-grade teacher, or befriending her schoolyard bully, Ramona can't be kept down!

Then one day an embarrassing incident in the classroom leaves Ramona completely humiliated. Can she bounce back from this one?

Supports the Common Core State Standards

From the Jacket

Riding the school bus alone isn't the only new experience making third grade exciting for Ramona Quimby. From befriending a boy called Yard Ape to delivering her book report in the style of a television commercial, Ramona's enthusiasm for life is infectious and irresistible.

That's not to say all is perfect. Having to go to the Kemps' house after school is Ramona's own particular burden—especially the chore of being nice to pesky little Willa Jean. When Ramona gets sick and throws up in class, she feels as though things can't get worse!

In this Newbery Honor Book, newly illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers, Beverly Cleary lovingly chronicles Ramona's experiences as she faces all of her third-grade challenges with imagination and determination.

About the Author

Beverly Cleary is one of America's most beloved authors. As a child, she struggled with reading and writing. But by third grade, after spending much time in her public library in Portland, Oregon, she found her skills had greatly improved. Before long, her school librarian was saying that she should write children's books when she grew up.

Instead she became a librarian. When a young boy asked her, "Where are the books about kids like us?" she remembered her teacher's encouragement and was inspired to write the books she'd longed to read but couldn't find when she was younger. She based her funny stories on her own neighborhood experiences and the sort of children she knew. And so, the Klickitat Street gang was born!

Mrs. Cleary's books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association's Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented to her in recognition of her lasting contribution to children's literature.Dear Mr. Henshawwon the Newbery Medal, andRamona Quimby, Age 8andRamona and Her Fatherhave been named Newbery Honor Books. Her characters, including Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ralph, the motorcycle-riding mouse, have delighted children for generations.

From Our Editors

The further adventures of the Quimby family as Ramona enters the third grade

Editorial Reviews

"Ramona's adventures ring as true as the recess bell." - New York Times

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8