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Funny Girl

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Funny Girl by Betsy Bird
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May 08, 2018 | ISBN 9780147517838
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  • May 08, 2018 | ISBN 9780147517838 | Middle Grade (8-12)

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* “Stellar. . . . Will surely appeal to a wide audience. ”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* “Certain to fit the bill for just about any child looking for a good laugh or 20.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

* “This book supports free choice reading, but has the potential to be the culprit that interrupts silent sustained reading because girls will break out in giggles or outright laughter.” –School Library Connection, starred review

Timely . . . girl-power humor for the middle-grade set.”–The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“These stories are bound to engage most readers and tickle ribs.”–School Library Journal

“Hilarious and heartfelt, this won’t only appeal to future funny girls and boys, it’ll inspire them.”–Booklist

A Junior Library Guild Selection

One of Publishers Weekly‘s Best Summer Books

Table Of Contents

1.     How to Tell a Joke, by Delaney Yeager and Mackenzie Yeager
2.     Attack of the Killer Bee, by Raina Telgemeier
3.     Dear Grandpa: Give Me Money, by Alison DeCamp
4.     Grandma in Oil Country: A True Story, by Ursula Vernon
5.     One Hot Mess, by Carmen Agra Deedy
6.     Fleamail, by Deborah Underwood
7.     A Most Serious Recitation of the Poem “Trees,” by Cece Bell
8.     Things Could Be Verse, by Kelly DiPucchio
9.     Swimming Is for Other Kids, by Akilah Hughes
10.   Dear Bella and Rover, by Deborah Underwood
11.   The Thumb Incident, by Meghan McCarthy
12.   Desdemona and Sparks Go All In, by Rita Williams-Garcia
13.   7 Things I Thought Were (Think Are) Funny . .  . But Were Really Kind of Sad, and That All Happened to My Little Brother, by Lisa Brown
14.   Babysitting Nightmare, by Shannon Hale
15.   Dear Bella and Rover (again), by Deborah Underwood
16.   Can We Talk About Whiskers?, by Jennifer Holm
17.   Brown Girl Pop Quiz: All of the Above, by Mitali Perkins
18.   Over and Out, by Lisa Graff
19.   Doodle, by Amy Ignatow
20.   Fleamail Pawed-cast, by Deborah Underwood
21.   How to Play Imaginary Games, by Leila Sales
22.   Great Expectations, by Christine Mari Inzer
23.   A Public Service Announcement About Your Period, From Sarah T. Wrigley, Age 12 ¾, by Libba Bray
24.   The Smart Girl’s Guide to the Chinese Zodiac, by Lenore Look
25.   Bad Luck Dress, by Charise Mericle Harper      
26.   The World’s Most Awkward Mermaid, by Sophie Blackall
27.   Tell Your Future with Mad Libs
28.   My Life Being Funny (And How You Can Do It, Too), by Adrianne Chalepah

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