Big Nate Makes the Grade

Big Nate Makes the Grade

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by Lincoln Peirce
     
 

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Self-described comic genius Big Nate keeps parents and teaching on their toes in this hilarious, New York Times best-selling series that has sold more than 4.5 million copies.

Nate Wright is known to his pals and teachers for many things, his penchant for mischief and his school record for detentions being the foremost. But beating out brainiac Gina's

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Self-described comic genius Big Nate keeps parents and teaching on their toes in this hilarious, New York Times best-selling series that has sold more than 4.5 million copies.

Nate Wright is known to his pals and teachers for many things, his penchant for mischief and his school record for detentions being the foremost. But beating out brainiac Gina's grades is not one of those things! In Big Nate Makes the Grade, the school life goings-on of Nate, his pals, and his long-suffering teachers are recounted in hilarious detail. Now in full-color with poster!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...it really speaks to the middle school/middle grade age..." (Esther Keller, School Library Journal's "Good Comics for Kids" blog)

“In addition to the graphic storytelling, Nate’s cartoons interspersed among Peirce’s panels could provide teachers and librarians with great opportunities to incorporate this series into programs or lessons on cartooning and writing.” (Snow Wildsmith, Booklist)

“…if you’re looking for a new series to introduce your kids to this upcoming holiday season, chances are they’ll really like these collections.” (Rich Johnston, Bleeding Cool)

“Big Nate is super funny. I love these books.” (Appeal-Democrat)

Children's Literature - Kathie M. Josephs
Big Nate is an absolute favorite of kids because they can identify with him in some areas. Nate has such problems in middle school, most of which he creates himself. Nate is in Middle School so there is humor in the book that is not always my favorite. For example, he definitely insults others and goes as far as writing a haiku about a teacher of his, whom he does not like. He refers to her as a "Bloated Obscenity." In this particular story, Nate actually plays chess (or does he?). He runs for class treasurer, and also creates so much disturbance that he practically lives in detention. Even though throughout the entire books he is getting into mischief, somehow he still passes. The last day of school is Prank Day (and believe me), Nate has a Master's Degree in this area. He actually had his backpack filled with items for pranks, but luckily his father found them. The story line is good and the book covers an entire school year. The illustrations are absolutely fantastic and add much to the humor throughout the book. The humor does portray, in some areas, what does happen in middle school today. Kids are going to enjoy this book from cover to cover and will talk about it with friends. This is definitely a boy's book. Reviewer: Kathie M. Josephs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449431365
Publisher:
Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
08/17/2012
Series:
Big Nate Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
46,244
File size:
66 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Lincoln Peirce has been drawing the Big Nate comic strip for more than 20 years. Born in Ames, Iowa, Peirce grew up in Durham, New Hampshire. As a kid, he began creating his own strips in the sixth grade. Peirce taught high school in New York City and has created several animated pilots for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. He lives in Portland, Maine, with his family.

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Big Nate Makes the Grade 4.3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 433 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read every single Big Nate book except for the the new one with the blue cover- and have been obsessed with every one! I highly reccomend that you buy this book-it's hilarious!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Every one says to get the book and so i did and it turned out that i loved it i recommoned it to everyone its very funny and fun you should get the book so worth your money.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Whoa. Is that.just me or did Nate Wright just get an A? I think my nook is being glitchy. Lolz great book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Big nate is a little simliar to diary of a wimpy kid they are funny and fun to read so i think you should buy this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Big nate is so funny i think you will love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just bought it and am expecting to have a good time laghing,and having anice time.i have hade good expierences reading big nate before and recomend them to all ages.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I am the third to write a review! Four words, The best book ever!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Big nateis a wonderful book because big nate actually does make the grade even when he is so naity and mean
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This as cool as minecraft
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
LOVE THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love the big nate books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
i liked it alot
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is funny, captivating, and entertaining. It tells the story about a not-so-smart middle schooler, nate, through a comic book. I recommend this book to children ages eight through twelvr.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is SO funny!!!!! U should read this. I give this a A+.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is awesome sauce
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its a great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best and funniest book you will ever read!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I havent read it yet but this man is a great author so i think i will love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is amazing!!!!!!!!!!