Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

Friend or Fiend? with the Pain and the Great One

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by Judy Blume
     
 

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What’s the difference between a friend and a fiend?Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. Their teenage cousins have turned into fiends. And on the perfect snow day, who jumps on Jake and washes his face in snow? And who rescues him?  See more details below

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What’s the difference between a friend and a fiend?Jake is so embarrassed by a reading circle blunder, he vows never to speak in class again. Abigail believes she can no longer trust one of her best friends. Their teenage cousins have turned into fiends. And on the perfect snow day, who jumps on Jake and washes his face in snow? And who rescues him?

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal

Gr 1-3

The Pain and the Great One are back in another series of short vignettes. This time Jacob, aka the Pain, is embarrassed when he makes a mistake in front of the entire class, and Abigail, aka the Great One, deals with the betrayal of trust when her good friend Sasha steals her story. The brother and sister also contend with obnoxious cousins when they visit their curmudgeonly Uncle Phil and with mean Madison Purdy when they have a snow day. Like the previous volumes, this book concludes with a chapter from the family cat, Fluzzy. Stevenson's ink sketches are interspersed throughout the chapters and add detail to the stories. The situations are believable, and many readers will relate to the squabbles between the siblings and their school experiences. A nice addition, but not an essential purchase unless the series has a strong following.-Beth Cuddy, Seward Elementary School, Auburn, NY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375891038
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/12/2009
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
556,112
Lexile:
360L (what's this?)
File size:
6 MB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Judy Blume lives in Key West and New York City. You can visit her at www.judyblume.com.James Stevenson has written and illustrated more than 100 books for young children.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York's Upper East Side, Key West, and Martha's Vineyard
Date of Birth:
February 12, 1938
Place of Birth:
Elizabeth, New Jersey
Education:
B.S. in education, New York University, 1961
Website:
http://www.judyblume.com/

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Friend or Fiend?: With the Pain and the Great One 3.3 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 55 reviews.
Resham Datwani More than 1 year ago
Awesome book its amazing I love Judy Blume
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
AMAZING!!!!!!! I love how there are a bunch of little stories. Also it has a great plot.
Tracey Rinck More than 1 year ago
I like how there arelots of storrys
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is the bees knees!!!! #1 Judy Blume + Judy Blume=Amazing
Tanisha Curtis More than 1 year ago
You have to read this
Eugene Powell More than 1 year ago
best
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I love judy blum i am 12 and it helpes to read theas books
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