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Fiction Ages 6-8
Pages: 124
Themes: Friendship, school, acceptance
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 01/Apr/2009
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Bernadette is having a hard time starting the school year. Her best friend moved and now she has to deal with bossy teachers and nosy younger kids. It’s only when she makes new friends, Annie, Keisha, and Megan that she finds a way to survive school.

Kirkus Reviews
Bernadette is an original—imaginative, organized, moody, but resourceful…Poet and literary critic Glickman’s first novel for children realistically captures elementary-school life with sympathy and humor.
School Library Journal
This curious girl is an engaging and quirky character who loves to ask “Why?” and investigate the world around her through science...This is a fun read with accessible language and appeal for early chapter-book readers.

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