Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants (Junie B. Jones Series #21) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants (Junie B. Jones Series #21) (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by Barbara Park
     
 

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Junie B. Jones has all the answers when it comes to cheating. It’s just plain wrong!But what about copying someone else’s homework? That’s not cheating, right? ’Cause homework isn’t even a test! And speaking of tests . . . what if a friend shares an answer that you didn’t even ask for? Sharing definitely isn’t cheating . . .

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Junie B. Jones has all the answers when it comes to cheating. It’s just plain wrong!But what about copying someone else’s homework? That’s not cheating, right? ’Cause homework isn’t even a test! And speaking of tests . . . what if a friend shares an answer that you didn’t even ask for? Sharing definitely isn’t cheating . . . is it? Uh-oh. Maybe this cheating business is more complicated than Junie B. thought. Could she be a cheater pants and not even know it?

From the Hardcover edition.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature
Back for the twenty-first round, Junie this time explores what cheating is in a tight, well-focused story that just suits the developmental understandings of the implied reader. Sure, it is cheating if you copy your friend's paper and submit it as your own, but is it really cheating if you pretend to read it and supply your own words? Is it such a big deal if when you forgot there was going to be a spelling test, you sort of see a spelling word on someone else's paper, and he encourages you to, and it helps you spell "would" correctly? Junie makes the right decisions while the reader thinks through the ethical issues. Parents and teachers react appropriately but supportively. When Junie and her friend talk it over, they both feel better and tell their teacher. The teacher writes Junie an "awesome" haiku, and we are ready for her next adventure. As in the other books, Junie's grammatical understandings reflect her age and she tells it as she sees it. The conversational style and Brunkus's cartoons give new readers courage to tackle more print. Readers slightly older will smile reminiscently and while some adults may wince, most of those readers won't be saying "me and Herb" by next year. 2003, Random House, Ages 5 to 8.
— Susan Hepler, Ph.D.
School Library Journal
Gr 1-4-In her fourth "First Grader" book, Junie B. grapples with the ethical issue of cheating and learns how to work collaboratively. She gets caught after she copies a homework assignment. Later, she and another student confess to cheating on a spelling test. Between these two episodes, Junie B. and three classmates have a great experience writing a cinquain poem on friendship. The story wraps up nicely with the protagonist getting support from her parents and a cinquain composed by her teacher, commending her on her honesty. This beginning chapter book is written in first-person narrative with occasional journal entries. Dollops of humor keep the plot from being heavy-handed. The adults and children are believably portrayed, and the comical drawings match the tone of the story.-Marilyn Ackerman, Brooklyn Public Library, NY Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780613857130
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Junie B. Jones Series, #21
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
86
Sales rank:
1,150,656
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Barbara Park is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. Her Junie B. Jones books are consistently on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. Her middle-grade novels, which include Skinnybones, The Kid in the Red Jacket, My Mother Got Married (and Other Disasters), and Mick Harte Was Here, have won over 40 children’s book awards. Ms. Park holds a B.S. in education from the University of Alabama. She has two grown sons and lives with her husband, Richard, in Scottsdale, AZ.

From the Hardcover edition.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Scottsdale, Arizona
Date of Birth:
April 21, 1947
Place of Birth:
Mt. Holly, New Jersey
Education:
B.S., University of Alabama, 1969
Website:
http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/junieb

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Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants (Junie B. Jones Series #21) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 135 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have this book at home. The book is FUN to read.I really think other kids should read it, Enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Even though it's a children¿s book, it was wonderfully written! The way Barbara Park paints the picture in my head is awesome!! The words she uses are at a child¿s level, but they are fun for the older kids to read as well! The length of the book is short for an older kid, but I still enjoy reading it in my spare time! I especially learned a great lesson about why someone shouldn't cheat. Barbara Park has always had a way with teaching valuable lessons through her fun and interesting books.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Junie B. Jones can be very VERY funny sometimes . I feel sad that Junie B. has to get glasses.When tattletale May talks ,it is kind of annoying so I'm on Junie B.'s side on hating May.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Now, you know guys. Has Barbara Park ever written a bad book? No! We pretty much have everyone of her books. We love to read these together as a family. Even the parents can visualize what is goin on in her class. And by reading it, you can simply feel her tone, mood, personality. Another masterpiece!
Guest More than 1 year ago
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR WRITTING THE JUNIE B. JONES BOOKS ALOT OF MY CLASSMEATS LOVES JUNIE B. IN FACT ALMOST EVERYONE HAS THE WHOLE SERIES. I ALMOST HAVE THEM ALL BUT I DON'T yet. BUT I'M GOING TO GET THEM ALL MRS. CRISP THE Second GRADe THERACER HAS YOUR JUNIE B. JONES BOX SET AND SO DOES MY MATH THERCER MRS. CRIP READ THE BOOKS TO HER CLASS AND THEY LOVE THEM I TELL YOU.WHEN YOU GO TO THE SCHOOL LIbury ALL THE JUNIE B. JONES BOOKS ARE GONE! BUT CAN'T WAIT TO SEE WHAT YOUR COMING UP WITH NEXT. WELL GOT TO GO BYE AND THANKS
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think its a very good book. It teaches kids not to cheat and that it is wrong. Plus its funny. I am a 13 year old girl and started reading junie b. jones when i was in 1st grade. I love these books, they are so cute and hilarious!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I can't belive Junie B. Jones cheated.But still the book ls AWSOME!!!!!!!!!! You should ttttttttttttoltly read this book!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like this book so so so much I love them.I can live with if the were sold out I would not be mad
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love these books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love all her books they are really good books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked eveything about it, it was so good I will forsure be reading more junie b. Jones!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like it so so so so much
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Cheting is bad but good sampeler may is mean
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love her she is just so funny
Mark Spaziano More than 1 year ago
i love this books to
Guest More than 1 year ago
Barbara Park does a wonderful job with grabbing the reader's attention! My students love all of the Junie B. Jones books. We share them at story time. We laugh all day long!! What a great job! Thanks!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She is such a funny child! 0 ) 0 )
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book ever but dont cheat on anything!
John Landrum More than 1 year ago
WOW
ACS McMillan More than 1 year ago
junie b is cool
blake41 More than 1 year ago
i like the book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so so so so good love it so much
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Boo123327736 good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
WOW!!! I for one Luv it!! But althogh its good l would not give it to 6 and under incase your child wold cheat¿!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"!!"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I just love Junie B. Jones she is soooooo funny.I hope all of u like this book.I think Junie B. Jones is a really cool girl and she is really funny.I would never cheat on anything ever in my whole entire life .I read alot of books that where Junie B. Jones i never hated any of these Junie B. Jones books.I think it is amazing how i never ever put down anyone of these books.I mean come on how can people not like this book.I love these books so so so so so so so so so so so so so funny.Peace out everybody.