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The meanest birthday girl

by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 16 Libraries 18 of 22 copies
Available (18)
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Bethel Park Public Library Easy Readers ER SCHNEIDER Josh
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Bethel Park Public Library Easy Readers ER SCHNEIDER Josh
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CLP - Beechview Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Brookline Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Carrick Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Homewood Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Knoxville Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Sheraden Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - South Side Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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CLP - Woods Run Children's First Chapter Books j FICTION Schneider
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Jefferson Hills Public Library Easy Fiction E FIC SCH
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Fiction j SCHNEIDER JOSH
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Northern Tier Regional Library Easy Reader J E SCHNE
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j SCH
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Easy Reader Juv Easy Sch
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's First Chapter Books CHECKED OUT
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CLP - East Liberty First Chapter Books IN TRANSIT
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Northland Public Library Children's Easy Readers CHECKED OUT
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Summary
It's Dana's birthday, so she can do what she likes. And what Dana likes to do is pinch. And call people names. And steal her classmates' desserts. You probably know a kid like Dana. What can stop her from being so mean? In this story, it's not what you might expect. Because sometimes, it takes a little creativity (and possibly a very large pet) to change a mean kid's ways. Five short chapters with comical full-color illustrations offer a fresh, fun take onbullying and birthdays (and pet elephants).
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Dana's birthday has gone to her head. Because it's her Special Day, Dana could do whatever she liked, which includes calling Anthony a name ( Ickaborse ), pinching him, and then eating his dessert at lunch. But Dana gets her comeuppance when Anthony gives her a birthday gift: an elephant, whose toenails are painted pink and pink is Dana's favorite color. The elephant is a novelty at first, but soon it's taking over Dana's life by eating her food, sleeping in her bed, and riding her bicycle. Luckily, after apologizing to Anthony, he reminds her that it's Gertrude's birthday. Wonder what she's getting as a gift from Dana? In five short, humorous stories, with whimsical watercolor illustrations, this beginning chapter book by a Geisel Award winner should appeal to every new reader's sense of fun, especially if they've ever had a diva moment. And, really, who hasn't?--Kelley, Ann Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Dana's supercilious, selfish demeanor makes it clear that her behavior on her birthday is no different from her modus operandi on the other 364 days of the year. Imagine her surprise, then, when her most put-upon peer gives her a very large white elephant as a gift. "Dana would not have given a birthday present to someone who called her an ickaborse and pinched her and ate the dessert out of her lunch." But trying to be a conscientious pet owner results in sleepless nights and hungry days for Dana. Schneider (Tales for Very Picky Eaters) seems to draw inspiration from both O. Henry and Edward Gorey, with deadpan, dead-on writing and meticulously inked, elegantly styled watercolors (the lumbering pachyderm is quite a looker, its whiteness evoked through washes of icy pink and blue). What's more, he pulls off quite the hat trick: he serves justice, subtly (and quite cleverly) lets readers see another side to Dana, and brings the story to a close in a way that both makes amends and pays it forward, Gothic-style. Ages 6-9. Agent: Paul Rodeen, Rodeen Literary Management. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Subjects Birthdays -- Fiction.
Gifts -- Fiction.
Elephants -- Fiction.
Birthdays -- Juvenile fiction.
Gifts -- Juvenile fiction.
Elephants -- Juvenile fiction.
Publisher Boston :Clarion Books,2013
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN 9780547838144 (hardcover)
054783814X (hardcover)
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