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Big Nate Strikes Again (Big Nate Series #2)
     

Big Nate Strikes Again (Big Nate Series #2)

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by Lincoln Peirce
 

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For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, here comes the second novel in the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate. 

BIG NATE will surpass all others!

But it won’t be easy. He’s stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, who just might ruin everything! 

Will Nate win or lose? Pass or fail? Or end

Overview

For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, here comes the second novel in the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate. 

BIG NATE will surpass all others!

But it won’t be easy. He’s stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, who just might ruin everything! 

Will Nate win or lose? Pass or fail? Or end up in detention . . . AGAIN?

Meet BIG NATE, self-described genius and definitely NOT the teacher’s pet.

Editorial Reviews

The Horn Book
“Even the most jaded middle-schooler will find much to laugh about here.”
Horn Book
"The millions of Wimpy Kid fans will be thrilled to find another cartoon buddy to read about, this good-hearted king of detention."
Horn Book (starred review)
“The millions of Wimpy Kid fans will be thrilled to find another cartoon buddy to read about, this good-hearted king of detention.”
Children's Literature - Sue Poduska
In the tradition of the popular "Big Nate" comic strip and the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series, this is a lively and entertaining mix of humor, life lessons, artwork, and education. Sixth grader Nate is interested in two things: winning the school fleeceball tournament and steering clear of Gina, the brainiac of the class. Naturally, Gina ends up on his fleeceball team and becomes his partner for a history project. She also manages to get the team named the Kuddle Kittens, when Nate plans to name the team the Psycho Dogs. Nate and Gina are assigned to do a report about Benjamin Franklin and Nate, despite his vow to not learn anything, is fascinated by Franklin's accomplishments, especially his political cartoons and Poor Richard's Almanack. Nate and Gina end up helping each other out whether they intend to or not. In addition to the wonderful illustrations and fast paced story, the author includes puzzles, historical facts, and a how-to-draw lesson. Reviewer: Sue Poduska
School Library Journal
Gr 3–6—Peirce's second book about Big Nate is clever and funny. For Mrs. Godfrey's newest special project, a research assignment on a great American, the sixth grader gets paired with the perfect A-plus student, Gina. Horrible as this seems, something great also occurs—Nate is picked as a Fleeceball team captain and has a chance to win the coveted Spoffy (Sports Played Only for Fun) trophy. Unfortunately, he is late to the gym when players are chosen, and Gina is on his team. The pacing of the text and the black-and-white comic-book illustrations give the story a fun and carefree rhythm. Readers will be delighted to pick this up and find great characters who will stay with them.—Patty Saidenberg, George Jackson Academy, New York City
Kirkus Reviews

Fresh from his daily comic strip, sixth grader Nate Wright returns for another novel-length adventure (Big Nate: In a Class By Himself, 2010). He must endure both being partnered with overly perfect Gina on a social-studies project AND her playing on the intramural fleeceball team he captains. To make matters worse, Nate missed the deadline to submit the name of his team to Coach, and Gina submitted "Kuddle Kittens" for him. Total embarrassment! Gina messes up the team's first game, and she fears Nate will mess up her A+ average. The two strike a deal: He'll let her do the report on Ben Franklin alone, and she'll bow out of future fleeceball games. Nate may think he's got the bases covered...but he can't seem to learn that his plans never quite work out. Peirce's second Big Nate tale is even more stuffed with Nate's own comics than his first, including a couple "Poor Nate's Almanacks" and his goofy imaginings in "true" life comix. A latter-day Peanuts and a kinder, gentler Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Fans will be in heaven; thank goodness number three is already on the way. (Graphic hybrid/fiction. 7-11)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062107633
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Series:
Big Nate Series , #2
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
177,950
Lexile:
430L (what's this?)
File size:
9 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Lincoln Peirce (pronounced "purse") is a cartoonist/writer and New York Times bestselling author of the hilarious Big Nate book series (www.bignatebooks.com), now published in twenty-five countries worldwide and available as ebooks and audiobooks and as an app, Big Nate: Comix by U! He is also the creator of the comic strip Big Nate. It appears in over three hundred U.S. newspapers and online daily at www.gocomics.com/bignate. Lincoln's boyhood idol was Charles Schulz of Peanuts fame, but his main inspiration for Big Nate has always been his own experience as a sixth grader. Just like Nate, Lincoln loves comics, ice hockey, and Cheez Doodles (and dislikes cats, figure skating, and egg salad). His Big Nate books have been featured on Good Morning America and in the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post. He has also written for Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon. Lincoln lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Maine.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Big Nate Review I think you should read Big Nate because it is the funniest book. Big Nate is a good book for the people that like diary of a wimpy kid. If you like funny books you should read Big Nate. I like big nate because it is funny and there is action. If you like funny books this is the book for you.
TexRogers More than 1 year ago
The whole Big Nate series is fun, funny and what kids doesn't like a comic book. It is as good as Diary of a Wimpy Kid and my new favorite the Defense of Thaddeus Ledbetter. A great Christmas gift. I have this one; but, have asked for I Smell A Pop Quiz on my Christmas list. Nate has two buddies that are along for a laugh and often at his expense. And guess what? There is some girl trouble that really makes thiings interesting. The girl in this story is his archenemy Gina. Nate and Gina work together for a report on Ben Franklin, and that works out pretty good. But when they get paired up for a sports team Gina has the nerve to name the team without the okay from her team captain, Big Nate. You will LOVE IT!!!! Tex
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book. All of them are!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this book is the best i so gonna read the next one!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book i recomend getting this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love big nate but I saw new big nate books which is big nate makes the grade and here goes nothing, this should be very cool.
wwreaderLT More than 1 year ago
i especially liked the part where Nate gets an A+ on his comics.LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(::) -silas
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like it cause its cool, villeger #9 is the best. Villeger #76
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
my book big nate strikes again is a great and humorous book. it explains the funny class clowns life in class. Nate and his friends struggle to make it through school without getting in trouble. Their social studies teacher, Mrs. Godfrey makes their lives a living nightmare.
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