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How to Be Cool in the Third Grade (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
     

How to Be Cool in the Third Grade (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Betsy Duffey
 

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When Robbie York is marked as a target by a bully at school, he decides that the only way to survive the third-grade is by being cool.

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When Robbie York is marked as a target by a bully at school, he decides that the only way to survive the third-grade is by being cool.

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Stephanie Zvirin
Here Duffey focuses on two typical kid concerns--the yearning to be somebody special and problems with a school bully. Robbie York desperately wants to be "cool" at school this year. Unfortunately, he doesn't have a chance: his mother takes his picture at the bus stop; he has a sissy-looking ruler; and, unlike most of the rest of the kids in third grade, he is not wearing blue jeans. When he loses his footing on the bus and accidentally lands in the lap of the class bully, his yearning to be cool is quickly transformed into a wish to get through the day without being harassed. Once at home, he alerts his mother to the fact that she is embarrassing him (no more kissing or picture-taking in front of other kids, please); it is much tougher, however, to get on the good side of his third-grade bete noire. The story ends abruptly with Robbie managing to win over "the enemy" with a mite too much aplomb. More realistic are Duffey's genuine, good-humored glimpses at the embarrassments of being young. Another Duffey chapter book follows.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780613644112
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Publication date:
10/01/1995
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
69
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Lexile:
470L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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How to Be Cool in the Third Grade 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the book because it is FUNNY!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My students enjoyed this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
ink this book is fantastic! It has a lot of humor in it as well as addressing bullying. Presently I'm reading this book to my second graders.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A lovely story with an important message about self-esteem, bullying and kids who still want to be kids but need to feel "cool"!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even thu i havn't read it it looks good i should know cuz im a third grader
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It is goood for kids
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What i meant to say was...I got the sample of it.I was OK
Guest More than 1 year ago
This story is about a kid Robbie York who doesn't think he's cool. He goes to school and finds out he is in the same class as a bully Bo Hany. He thinks he is the most uncool third grader. That night he makes a list for what he thinks he needs to be cool. The next day he goes to school and they get reading buddys and Robbie is a reading buddy.The thing he doen't no is he is buddys with Bo Hany. That day his mom goes to the store and he asks his mom to get jeans and white underware. Do you think these new close will make him cool? Read the book to find out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ask u friends how to be cool dont listen to tjis dum bookdum
Devon Wyandt More than 1 year ago
it is the worst book ever