The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room (The Kids of the Polk Street School)

The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room (The Kids of the Polk Street School) Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780440404859
Release 1984-08-01
Publisher Yearling
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It's September again.What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with "babies" like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't help getting into trouble.But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading and just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class.



The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room

The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780439895040
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Publisher Scholastic
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The Beast in Ms Rooney s Room

The Beast in Ms  Rooney s Room Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780307513854
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 80
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It's September again.What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with "babies" like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't help getting into trouble.But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading and just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Write Up a Storm with the Polk Street School

Write Up a Storm with the Polk Street School Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 0440408822
Release 1993
Pages 128
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Shows young readers all of the steps involved in writing a story and gives instructions on creating one's own book.



Horrible Harry and the Dragon War

Horrible Harry and the Dragon War Author Suzy Kline
ISBN-10 9781101076811
Release 2003-12-01
Pages 64
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There's a war in Room 3B! Horrible Harry and Song Lee are in a fight, and nobody in Room 3B is happy. Harry and Song Lee have been best friends since kindergarten. Song Lee always laughs at Harry's jokes, they both love gross things, and they even got married on the playground in second grade. But ever since Miss Mackle let them work together on a project about dragons, Song Lee hasn't spoken to Harry! Will someone wave the white flag soon and end this war over . . . dragons?



Beast and the Halloween Horror

Beast and the Halloween Horror Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 0606030565
Release 1990-01
Pages 73
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Assigned to write to the author of a book he neglected to read for class, Beast invites the writer to his school's Halloween Horror and is shocked when he actually shows up for the event.



The Candy Corn Contest

The Candy Corn Contest Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780307516480
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 80
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It's almost Thanksgiving, and Richard Best can't stop thinking about Ms. Rooney's Candy Corn contest. Whoever can guess the exact number of yellow-and-orange candies in the jar on Ms. Roney's desk gets to keep them all. The only problem is Richard has to read a page in a library book for each guess. Smelly Matthew, who sits in front of him, knows they'll never win. "We're the worst readers in the class, " he says. But Richard won't give up. He can already taste those Candy Corns. And before he knows it, he has. Three fat juicy ones. What will Ms. Rooney do when she finds out? From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Valentine Star

The Valentine Star Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780307548658
Release 2009-01-21
Pages 80
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February is fun. It's time for everyone in Ms. Rooney's room to make cards for the Valentine box. Emily Arrow couldn't be happier when Dawn Bosco gives her some colored stars to decorate her cards. She plans to make a special one for Ms. Vincent, the new student teacher. But things take a turn for the worse when Ms. Rooney asks Emily to be class monitor. Emily feels important sitting at the teacher's desk, until Sherri Dent leaves her seat without Emily's permission. Emily reports her. That's when Sherri tells Emily, "You'll be sorry." Emily is really worried. What will Sherri do to get even? From the Trade Paperback edition.



In the Dinosaur s Paw

In the Dinosaur s Paw Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780307532053
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 80
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It's the first day back to school after winter vacation, and Richard Best is off to a bad start. Who ever heard of a January without any snow? And as usual, he has already forgotten something--the ruler Ms. Rooney had told him to bring for dinosaur day. Luckily Richard finds a ruler in his desk--with a dinosaur's initials--and he's sure the ruler is special. And then he finds out it has magic powers. All his wishes begin to come true: Snow stars falling, he remembers to do his homework, and the bully Drake Evans gets sick. But now with Drake sick in bed, Richard begins to worry. His only hope is the magic ruler--but it's gone. What will help him? From the Trade Paperback edition.



December Secrets

December Secrets Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780440417958
Release 1984
Pages 75
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Everyone in Ms. Rooney's class has a special person to be kind to during the December holidays, but Emily has a tough time trying to make Jill Simon, the class crybaby, happy.



Minn and Jake

Minn and Jake Author Janet S. Wong
ISBN-10 9781466894846
Release 2015-09-29
Pages 160
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A surprising friendship Do you ever feel like you've somehow lost your true best friend? Minn feels this way. So does Jake. But Minn and Jake have no intention of being friends. Minn's a string bean. Jake's a shrimp. Minn's a girl. Jake's a boy. And in fifth grade, who wants a best friend of the opposite sex? But Minn and Jake are forced together by circumstances, which only strengthen their resistance . . . until Minn takes Jake lizard hunting. There are lots of good ways to choose a friend. This enchanting free-verse novel, accompanied by expressive, humorous black-and-white drawings, proves that sometimes friendship just happens.



How to Be Cool in the Third Grade

How to Be Cool in the Third Grade Author Betsy Duffey
ISBN-10 9781101076927
Release 1999-07-01
Pages 80
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It's not easy to seem cool when the whole class knows you wear superhero underwear and your mom still kisses you goodbye at the bus stop. But Robbie York has a plan. 1) Get rid of the name Robbie. 2) Get jeans. 3)Avoid bullies like Bo Haney. If only it were that simple!



Nory Ryan s Song

Nory Ryan s Song Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780440418290
Release 2002
Pages 148
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When a terrible blight attacks Ireland's potato crop in 1845, twelve-year-old Nory Ryan's courage and ingenuity help her family and neighbors survive.



All Star Fever

All Star Fever Author Matt Christopher
ISBN-10 9781599533155
Release 2009-07-15
Pages 64
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Bus Mercer, shortstop for the Peach Street Mudders, wants desperately to be picked for the county all-star team, but he breaks his parents' rules for riding his new bike, and feelings of guilt affect his game.



Pickle Puss

Pickle Puss Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780307541994
Release 2008-12-24
Pages 80
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It's August, and Emily has big plans at the library. She's going to read lots of books and tack a paper fish next to her name for each one. Then Dawn Bosco says she can read more books than Emily. Not only that, both Emily and Dawn want to keep Pickle Puss, a stray cat thay found. They decide that whoever reads the most books can keep cat. When Emily adds a fish for a book she read along time ago, she has one more fish than Dawn. She knows she's cheating, but she wants to keep the cat. What a pickle she's in. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Sunny Side Up

Sunny Side Up Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 0606024379
Release 1986-01
Pages 74
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Summer for Richard Best, nicknamed Beast, means facing the two ordeals of summer school and losing his best friend, who is moving to a distant state.



Watch Out Man eating Snake

Watch Out  Man eating Snake Author Patricia Reilly Giff
ISBN-10 9780440400851
Release 1988
Pages 79
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Stacy Arrow's first day of school begins disasterously when she tells Jiwon that her self-portrait looks like a cow and then frightens her with snake stories, but Stacy's sister has a plan for her to make up with Jiwon.



Junie B Jones Is Captain Field Day

Junie B  Jones Is Captain Field Day Author Barbara Park
ISBN-10 1439588503
Release 2009-01-12
Pages 66
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As captain of Room Nine's field day team, Junie B. Jones tries to rally her troops after they lose several events.



Junie B Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy

Junie B  Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy Author Barbara Park
ISBN-10 0679989315
Release 1998
Pages 67
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After her first trip to a beauty parlor Junie decides she wants to work there, and she practices on her bunny slippers, her dog, and herself with disastrous results.