Ralph moves from his country home to a school and rises to instant fame.
Ever since he can remember, Ralph the mouse has lived at the Mountain View Inn. But when the manager threatens to rid the place of mice, Ralph hops a ride to elementary school with his friend Ryan, the son of the hotel's housekeeper. Once at school, Ralph becomes the center of attention after Ryan introduces him to the class as "Ralph S. Mouse. " The S, according to Ryan, stands for Smart; but when friendly teacher Miss Kuckenbacker decides Ralph should be made to run a maze, Ralph gets scared. What if he can't get through the maze? What if he's not actually smart after all? Bestselling children's book author Beverly Cleary brings readers a mouse in a million. His classic adventures now sport charming new illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers.
Ramona just wants everyone to be happy. If only her father would smile and joke again, her mother would look less worried, her sister would be cheerful, and Picky-picky would eat his cat-food. But Ramona's father has lost his job, and nobody in the Quimby household is in a very good mood.Ramona tries to cheer up the family as only Ramona can -- by rehearsing for life as a rich and famous star of television commercials, for instance -- but her best efforts only make things worse. Her sister, Beezus, calls her a, pest, her parents lose patience with her, and her teacher claims she's forgotten her- manners. But when her father admits he wouldn't trade her for a million dollars, Ramona knows everything is going to work out fine in the end.
Classic children's book from Cleary's Newbery-winning Ramona series.
Everything depends on Ramona. Ramona's job is to be nice to fussy Mrs. Kemp, who watches her while her mother works. If Mrs. Quimby didn't work, Mr. Quimby couldn't return to college. On top of all that, third grade isn't turning out as Ramona expected. Danny the Yard Ape teases her and, on one horrible day, she throws up-at school. Being eight isn't easy, but it's never dull! This is a high-quality Spanish language edition of the beloved Beverly Cleary classic. Ramona Quimby, uno de los personajes más queridos de la literatura infantil, empieza el tercer grado con una maestra nueva que los llama "chices". Nuestra incontrolable heroína se enfrenta a un reto tras otro, desde lavarse la cabeza con huevos, hasta vomitar delante de toda la clase, cuando trata de demostrarle a la señora Ballenay que ella no es una "superfastidiosa".
Ramona's family goes through changes, ; a wedding, a baby, and a new job.
Ramona is back! New and old friends alike will rejoice in Beverly Cleary's latest book about spunky Ramona and the whole Quimby family. From the minute that Howie Kemp's "rich" Uncle Hobart arrives from Saudi Arabia, things are off to a rousing start. There are new beginnings and discoveries and two very special surprises -- one surprise is big and one is very little. It's a time of change for all the Quimbys; a time of new joys and little sadnesses, too. There are new worries -- Mr Quimby is worried about finding a teaching job, Ramona is worried they may have to move if he does, and Beezus is worried about her teenage complexion. And through it all Ramona, a grown up third-grader, remains a sometimes pesty, sometimes brave, sometimes blunderful, but always wonderful Ramona -- forever!
Por fin llega el tan esperado primer dia de clases de Ramona. Ahora podrá hacer las mismas cosas que su hermana Beezus y sus amigos. Los lectores la acompañaran en sus alegrias y tristezas, en sus occurrencias y sus travesuras, sus miedos y sus fantasías. Compartirán la caída del primer diente, la primera vergüenza, las primeras letras. . .
Ramona is starting third grade, Beatrice is starting junior high, and Mr. Quimby has gone back to school to become an art teacher. Ramona's family depends on her to put up with staying at the Kemps' after school. But Willa Jean is not the only difficulty in Ramona's life...
Ramona feels quite grown-up taking the bus by herself, helping big sister Beezus make dinner, and trying hard to be nice to pesky Willa Jean after school. Turning eight years old and entering the first grade can do that to a girl. So how can her teacher call her a nuisance?
Nothing seems to be going Ramona's way this year. She has to brave her first grade, her mom returns to work and she has to sleep through the spooky dark all alone. From a fierce dog on the sidewalk to a copycat in her classroom her hands are full and she's determined to make it.
In this touching and funny story, the ebullient Ramona, feeling brave and grown-up, enters first grade. Quickly she finds that her new teacher, Mrs. Griggs, appears perplexed by pupils who like to be different. Since Ramona cannot help being different, clearly the two are incompatible.Nevertheless, Ramona can be counted on to keep things lively. Enraged when Susan copies her wise old owl prepared for Parents' Night and receives praise for it, Ramona rebels. Overcome by guilt and no longer brave, she tries mightily thereafter to please her teacher, but still Mrs. Griggs infuriatingly reports home that Ramona lacks self-control. Only because she is a girl with spunk, to use her father's word, does Ramona's courage return, earning her at last an uneasy truce with the teacher.Beverly Cleary draws here a portrait of a little girl discovering with astonishment that the way others see her is not always the way she sees herself. In the contrast lie moments of emerging self-knowledge for Ramona and of delicious hilarity for the reader.
Ramona is off to kindergarten, and it's the greatest day of her life. So why is she sitting on the bench while the rest of the students play the game gray duck? Laughs and minor upsets abound in an enormously popular story starring the one and only Ramona Quimby!
Growing up just wouldn't be the same without Beverly Cleary's ever-popular Ramona! Young readers delight in Ramona's trials and triumphs as she makes her way through the early years of elementary school. Children watch Ramona mature in the ways she handles relationships at home and at school. Witty, wise, and uplifting, these books will remain favorites for years to come. Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.
Ramona Quimby is sure fourth grade will be "the best year of her life, so far." She can show off her calluses from swinging on the rings in the park, sit across the aisle from the boy she calls Yard Ape, and enjoy her cheerful new teacher, Mrs. Meacham. Most exciting of all, Ramona has a new best friend, Daisy. Fourth grade doesn't turn out quite the way Ramona has hoped. Mrs. Meacham wants her to improve her spelling. Ramona also must be a good role model for her baby sister, Roberta. And Mrs. Quimby wants her to spend more time with, the super-perfect Susan. Fourth-grade life isn't always easy, but it's full of adventure, and at the end of it all- a "zeroteenth" birthday to celebrate!
Jimmy wants to dig the biggest hole in the world. He digs with a real shovel that is just the right size for him. After working very hard, Jimmy finds he has dug a very big hole, a real hole.
Henry Huggins's dog, Ribsy, is hopelessly lost in a huge shopping mall parking lot. It's raining hard, the pavement is slick, horns are honking, and drivers are shouting. When Ribsy thinks he has found the Hugginses' new station wagon at last, he jumps in the open tailgate window and falls asleep, exhausted. When he wakes up find himself in the wrong car, lots of little girls pet him and make plans to give him a bath. All Ribsy wants to do is go home to Henry. Instead, he's about to begin the liveliest adventure of his life.
This is the sequel to "Ralph S. Mouse," which is also available through Bookshare. The book can be fully enjoyed without reading its predecessor. Ralph Mouse does not want to be a crumb scrounging mouse like his relatives. He wants to ride his motorcycle. He loves speed. As a runaway, ralph learns some important lessons about friends and family. There's a bit of mystery and suspense in this book. Definitely a delightful read.
"The rousing notes of the bugle and the laughter and shouting increased the feeling of rebellion within Ralph. As the last strains of the bugle call hovered in the clear mountain air, Ralph made up his mind. He knew now what he was going to do. He was going to run away.Fed up with his timid mother and uncle and his squirmy little cousins, Ralph hops onto his toy motorcycle and zooms down the road to summer camp. It turns out camp is not all peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and fun. A strict watchdog, a mouse-hungry cat, and a troubled boy named Garf lead Ralph on some fur-raising escapades. Perhaps home isn't such a bad place to be, if only Ralph can find a way to get there again.
Barbara can hardly believe her older sister is getting married. With all the excitement of wedding plans going on, Barbara can't help dreaming of the day she will be the bride. She can't wait to fall in love.But as the big day gets closer, wedding planning often turns into family arguments. Even the bride and groom are bickering over details, and Barbara's fun-loving sister is turning into a very practical, grown-up person. Weddings are fun, but all this serious stuff is scary enough to make Barbara think she's not going to be rushing into a serious romance any time soon.
socks is adopted by a nice family as a kitten, but life doesn't remain perfect for him when a new little "creature" is brought home, and Socks must deal with less attention from the family.
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