Ramona and Her Mother
Ramona and Her Mother
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Ramona and Her Mother

Written by Beverly Cleary & illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
Book #5 in the Ramona Quimby Series
Published by HarperCollins
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Beverly Cleary has given books to each member of the Quimby household except Mrs. Quimby. Now she gets her turn at last in a story that hits the high and low points of a working mother’s life as seen from Ramona’s seven-and-a-half-year-old viewpoint. Inevitably domestic tensions, not without their amusing side, occasionally arise. Mr. and Mrs. Quimby sometimes forget who is to do what, as when the Crock-Pot is not plugged in and dinner remains uncooked. Beezus acquires a ludicrous teased hairdo at the student body shop while Ramona gets a becoming pixie haircut. Ramona, who feels unloved, takes to twitching her nose like a rabbit in a cozy picture book until her teacher becomes concerned that something is making her nervous. Yet Ramona is wrong. She is loved, and readers will rejoice with her when she discovers the wonderful truth. Few writers today are as skilled as Mrs. Cleary at showing families in the round, and here she is at the peak of her powers.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780688221959
    Publication Date
    August 1, 1979
    Page Count
    224
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2012948578
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    68440452
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0688221955
    Lexile® Level
    860L
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.8
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    4
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    491
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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