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Horrible Harry and the June Box
     

Horrible Harry and the June Box

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by Suzy Kline, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
 

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Another uproarious caper in the Horrible Harry series, and this time Harry's not the one breaking the rules!

Everyone in Room 3B knows that if Miss Mackle sees you playing with toys at your desk, she'll confiscate them for her June Box. So when a substitute teacher catches good girl Song Lee with a pink origami pig, into the June Box it goes. The problem is that

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Another uproarious caper in the Horrible Harry series, and this time Harry's not the one breaking the rules!

Everyone in Room 3B knows that if Miss Mackle sees you playing with toys at your desk, she'll confiscate them for her June Box. So when a substitute teacher catches good girl Song Lee with a pink origami pig, into the June Box it goes. The problem is that this origami was to be a birthday present for Song Lee's grandmother. So Song Lee does the unthinkable: she breaks into the June Box to free her pig. Now Harry, Doug, and the rest of the kids have to work together—before they all wind up in horrible trouble!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Sylvia Firth
Third grader, Doug and his friend Harry are again center stage in this school centered story that is the latest in many tales with these same characters. The June box is the holding place for all the things taken from the class by the teacher, Miss Mackle. These include Harry's stub people and Dexter's Elvis bobblehead. One morning the youngsters are unpleasantly surprised when greeted by a substitute by the name of Mrs. Bernbotham. She is known as "the meanest substitute teacher on the planet." This comes through loud and clear in the wonderful black and white sketch on page ten. Mrs. Bernbotham promptly writes a difficult math assignment on the board and tells everyone to get busy. Trouble begins when Song Lee shows Doug the origami pig she made as a birthday present for her grandmother who lives in Korea. Harry admires the pig and makes pig noises, causing Song Lee to laugh. Mrs. Bernbotham promptly confiscates the pig for the June box. How Song Lee gets her pig back so it can be sent to Korea involves several twists and turns, but eventually all turns out well. Newly independent readers are sure to enjoy and relate to this realistic portrayal of the ups and downs of school life. If other titles in this series are popular, add this to the collection. Reviewer: Sylvia Firth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780142421857
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
09/13/2012
Series:
Horrible Harry Series
Pages:
80
Sales rank:
372,683
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.56(h) x 0.22(d)
Lexile:
550L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 9 Years

Meet the Author

Suzy Kline's first Horrible Harry book was published in 1988. Since then she has written more than thirty books about Harry and his friends in Room 3B.

Suzy grew up in California and now lives in Willington, Connecticut with her husband, Rufus. They have a number of children and grandchildren. Suzy taught in 5th and 6th grades at Shannon Elementary School in Richmond, California for 3 years, and 2nd and 3rd grades at Southwest Elementary School in Torrington, Connecticut for 24 years before retiring to write full time. 

Suzy and Rufus enjoy attending UConn football and basketball games, and Suzy uses the UConn library as a reference for her writing facts.

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Horrible Harry and the June Box 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I bought this book because my kid loves enhanced books. I got the sample
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good book if you read it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was great for my class in reading groups!
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