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Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Remember when it was scary to go to school? In the first Junie B. Jones book, it’s Junie B.’s first day and she doesn’t know anything. She’s so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it’s time to go home, she doesn’t.

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Who Wrote The Junie B. Jones Books

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Barbara Park

BARBARA PARK is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Junie B. Jones series, which has been translated into multiple languages and is a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. She is also the author of award-winning middle-grade novels and bestselling picture books, including <i>Skinnybones, Almost Starring Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here</i>, and <i>The Kid in the Red Jacket</i>. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.

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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus - Book #1
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Remember when it was scary to go to school? In the first Junie B. Jones book, it’s Junie B.’s first day and she doesn’t know anything. She’s so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it’s time to go home, she doesn’t.

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Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business - Book #2
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park’s New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for over 20 years! In the 2nd Junie B. Jones book, it’s pooey on B-A-B-I-E-S until Junie B. finds out that her new dumb old baby brother is a big fat deal. Her two bestest friends are giving her everything they own just to see him. And guess what else? Maybe she can bring him to school on Pet Day.

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Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth - Book #3
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

In the 3rd Junie B. Jones book, Junie B.’s having a rough week. First she got punishment for shooting off her mouth in kindergarten. And now she’s in big trouble again! ‘Cause Monday is Job Day, and Junie B. told her class that she’s got the bestest job of all. Only, what the heck is it?

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Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying - Book #4
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Junie B. is the bestest spier in the world. That’s ’cause she has sneaky feet. And her nose doesn’t whistle when she breathes. But guess what? Junie B. might be real sneaky. And real peeky. But when she spies on Mrs., she could get into real trouble!

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Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake - Book #5
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! It’s Carnival Night, and Lucille has already won a box of fluffy cupcakes with sprinkles on them. But when Junie B. wins the Cake Walk, she chooses the bestest cake of all—the one wrapped in sparkly aluminum foil. How was she to know it was a lethal weapon?

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Junie B. Jones and that Meanie Jim's Birthday - Book #6
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! That meanie Jim has invited everyone in Room Nine to his birthday party on Saturday—except Junie B.! Should she have her own birthday party six months early and not invite Jim? Or should she move to It’s a Small World After All in Disneyland?

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Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren - Book #7
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! There’s a new boy in kindergarten, and guess what? He’s the handsomest guy Junie B. has ever seen. She and Lucille and that Grace all want him for a boyfriend. Only, he thinks Junie B. is a nutball. Just ’cause she couldn’t stop laughing and rolling. So how is she supposed to get that boy to love her?

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Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed - Book #8
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Junie B. knows there’s no such thing as monsters. Mother and Daddy even said so. But then why is there monster drool on Junie B.’s pillow? Oh, no! What if Paulie Allen Puffer is right—what if she really does have a monster under her bed? If Junie B. goes to sleep, the monster might see her feet hanging down. And he might think her piggy toes are yummy little wiener sausages!

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Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook - Book #9
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! A terrible thing happened to Junie B.! And it’s called—someone took her new black furry mittens! And they kept them! They didn’t even put them in the Lost and Found at school. So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen on the floor, she should be allowed to keep it, too. Right? That’s fair. Right? Right?

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Junie B. Jones Is a Party Animal - Book #10
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Lucille is having a sleepover party—at her richie nanna’s big giant house! Grace and Junie B. can’t wait to see all the rich stuff in that place. Sleeping over at the nanna’s is sure to be a dream come true! ’Cause what could possibly go wrong?

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Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy - Book #11
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Junie B. wants to be a beauty shop guy when she grows up. But first she needs a little practice. And a few volunteers. Like her bunny slippers. And her dog. And maybe even . . . herself? Is Junie B. on her way to a great new career? Or is she about to have the worst hair day ever?

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Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy - Book #12
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! There’s going to be a pet day at school, only guess what? No dogs allowed! And that’s the only kind of pet Junie B. has! If Mother and Daddy won’t buy her a new pet, Junie B. will just have to find one on her own. Like maybe a jar of ants. Or a wiggly worm. Or—could it be—something even better?

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Junie B. Jones Is (almost) a Flower Girl - Book #13
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Junie B.’s aunt Flo is getting married. What a perfect chance for her to show everyone how grown-up she is! Too bad she wasn’t picked to be the flower girl in the wedding so she could really show off. But surely Junie B. can still find some way to get everyone’s attention.

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Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime - Book #14
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! February 14—Valentime’s Day, as Junie B. calls it—is just around the corner. Junie B. can’t wait to see all the valentimes she’ll get. But she never expected a big, mushy card from a secret admirer! Who is this secret mystery guy, anyway? Junie B. is determined to find out.

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Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket - Book #15
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! It’s almost the end of the school year, and Room Nine is taking a field trip to a farm! There’s lots of fun farm stuff there. Like a real actual barn. And a real actual farmer. There’s even real alive animals you can pet! Only, where’s the gift shop? That’s what Junie B. Jones would like to know. Surely no one would want Junie B. to go home empty-handed. . . .

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Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day - Book #16
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Afternoon kindergarten is having a field day, and Junie B. Jones is team captain! Only, here’s the problem. Room Eight keeps on winning too many events. And so how will Room Nine ever become the kindergarten champions? As Captain Field Day, will Junie B. find a way to lead her team to victory? Or will it be up to someone else to save the day?

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Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl - Book #17
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! It’s kindergarten graduation, and Room Nine is getting bright white graduation gowns. Mrs. says to keep them in their boxes until the big day. But Junie B. Jones just can’t help herself. Then—uh-oh!—an accident happens! Will graduation be a spotty dotty disaster?

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Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) - Book #18
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-8

Junie B. thinks first grade is a flop when her kindergarten friend Lucille prefers the company of twins Camille and Chenille and Junie B. needs glasses.

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Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch - Book #19
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-8

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Something very wonderful is happening to Junie B. And it’s called—hurray, hurray!—she’s getting to be a professional lunch lady! And that means hanging out with Mrs. Gutzman in the cafeteria. And standing behind the counter. And even wearing a real actual hair net! Who knows? Pretty soon she could be the boss of the whole entire lunch operation!

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Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder - Book #20
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! One of Junie B.’s top front teeth is loose! Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And even worse . . . what’s all this tooth fairy business? Like, who is this woman, really? And what does she do with all those used teeth? So many questions, so little time.

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Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants - Book #21
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Junie B. has all the answers when it comes to cheating. It’s just plain wrong! But what about copying someone else’s homework? That’s not cheating, right? ’Cause homework isn’t even a test! And speaking of tests . . . what if a friend shares an answer that you didn’t even ask for? Sharing definitely isn’t cheating . . . is it? Uh-oh. Maybe this cheating business is more complicated than Junie B. thought. Could she be a cheater pants and not even know it?

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Junie B., First Grader: One-Man Band - Book #22
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! It’s time for the first-grade kickball tournament! Only, here’s the problem. Junie B. has hurt her big piggy toe and she can’t play on the team. So now what? She definitely doesn’t want to be a cheerleader. But wait! Maybe she could be in Sheldon’s halftime show! Then all eyes would be on her! And she would be the star! Hurray! Hurray! Junie B. . . . in the spotlight. What could possibly go wrong?

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Junie B., First Grader: Shipwrecked - Book #23
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Room One is putting on a play. And guess what? It’s about explorers looking for the New World! And there’s ships and sea captains and everything! Plus here’s the bestest news of all—Junie B. Jones thinks she might be the star of the whole entire production! Only, sailing the ocean blue is not as easy as it looks, apparently. ’Cause problems keep on happening. Like the actors keep catching the flu. And bossy May keeps trying to take over the show. Can this play be saved? Will the ships ever get to land? Or is Room One in for a disaster at sea that they will never forget?

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Junie B., First Grader: Boo...and I Mean It! - Book #24
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! It’s Halloween! But Junie B. is afraid to go trick-or-treating. ’Cause what if witches and monsters are really real? And what if pumpkins with sharp teeth can eat your feet? And don’t even get her started on the candy corn problem. So how is Junie B. supposed to enjoy this scary holiday?

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Junie B., Jingle Bells, Batman Smells - Book #25
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

When she picks Tattletale May’s name for Secret Santa, Junie B., who has been unable to enjoy the holiday festivities due to May, seizes this opportunity to get even! Reprint.

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Junie B., First Grader: Aloha-ha-ha! - Book #26
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Junie B. and her family are going on a vacation to Hawaii! And ha! Mr. Scary is giving Junie a real, actual camera to keep a photo journal of her trip! But taking good vacation pictures is not always easy. ’Cause what if there is an unfortunate inner tube incident at the swimming pool? (And, oh my! Let’s not even mention what happens if a tropical bird gets tangled in your hair!) Will Junie B.’s vacation end up picture-perfect? Or will her trip to Hawaii be aloha-horrible?

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Junie B., First Grader: Dumb Bunny - Book #27
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-9

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader-Junie B. Jones! It’s an Easter egg-stravaganza! Lucille is having an Easter egg hunt at her rich expensive mansion! And guess what? The winner gets a play date to swim in Lucille’s heated indoor swimming pool! Only, here is the problem. How did Junie B. get stuck wearing a big dumb bunny suit? And how can she possibly find eggs when she keeps tripping over her huge big rabbit feet? Being a dumb bunny is definitely not as easy as it looks. Will Junie B. end up with egg on her face? Or will the day deliver some very uneggspected results?

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Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff) - Book #28
Written by Barbara Park & illustrated by Denise Brunkus
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Recommend Ages: 6-8

Meet the World’s Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Room One is getting ready for their very own Thanksgiving feast! There’s even a contest to see which room can write the best thankful list. The winners will get a pumpkin pie! Only it turns out being thankful is harder than it looks. Because Junie B. is not actually thankful for Tattletale May. Or scratchy pilgrim costumes. And pumpkin pie makes her vomit, anyway. Will Room One win the disgusting pie? Can May and Junie B. find common ground? Or will this Thanksgiving feast turn into a Turkey Day disaster?

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