Fourth Grade Rats (Hardcover)

Author: Spinelli, Jerry

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From the 1991 Newbery Medal-winning author of Maniac Magee. "Rats" aren't afraid of spiders, don't carry babyish lunch-boxes, and never cry. But Fourth-grader Suds wishes he were still a third grade angel. "A funny, believable, pithy look at peer pressure and growing up that will strike a familiar note with children".--Publishers Weekly.


Publisher Turtleback Books
Mfg Part# 9780785701866
SKU 30841812
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0785701869
Release Date 5/23/2007
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5.25L x 0.5T
Author Info
Jerry Spinelli
Jerry Spinelli first became a published author at the age of 16, when his town newspaper published his poem about the local football team. His first book for children, SPACE STATION SEVENTH GRADE, was published in 1982. In 1990, Spinelli won both the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for his novel MANIAC MAGEE.
From the Publisher
Annotation On the first day of school, Suds wishes he could still be in the third grade where, according to school tradition, he would be a "Third Grade Angel" rather than a "Fourth Grade Rat." In order to be a true fourth grader, Suds is now supposed to not being afraid of spiders, not cry, push the younger kids off the swings, and say "no" to his mother. Is this really what being a true fourth grader is all about?
First Line "First grade babies! Second grade cats! Third grade angels! Fourth grade rats!"
Editors Note Now that he is in the fourth grade, Suds learns that a fear of spiders or a babyish lunchbox will never get him into the coveted group, the Fourth Grade Rats.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 08
Number of Pages 0084
Publisher Turtleback Books
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