Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day (Junie B. Jones Series #16)

Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day (Junie B. Jones Series #16)

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by Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus
     
 

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Barbara Park’s New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation!
 
Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie

Overview

Barbara Park’s New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation!
 
Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Afternoon kindergarten is having a field day, and Junie B. Jones is team captain! Only, here’s the problem. Room Eight keeps on winning too many events. And so how will Room Nine ever become the kindergarten champions? As Captain Field Day, will Junie B. find a way to lead her team to victory? Or will it be up to someone else to save the day?
 
USA Today:
“Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set.”
 
Publishers Weekly:
“Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.—and reading—are lots of fun.”
 
Kirkus Reviews:
“Junie’s swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world. . . . A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.”
 
Time:
“Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.”

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
From USA TODAY:
"Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set."

From Publisher' Weekly:
"Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.—and reading—are lots of fun."

From Kirkus Reviews:
"Junie's swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world....A hilarious, first-rate read- aloud."

From Booklist:
"Park, one of the funniest writers around . . . brings her refreshing humor to the beginning chapter-book set."

From Time magazine:
"Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty."

From School Library Journal:
"Park is truly a funny writer. Although Junie B. is a kindergartner, she's sure to make middle graders laugh out loud."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375802911
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Junie B. Jones Series, #16
Pages:
66
Sales rank:
104,930
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 7.57(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile:
310L (what's this?)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

BARBARA PARK (1947–2013) is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. She is also the author of award-winning middle-grade novels and picture books, including Skinnybones and Mick Harte Was Here. We are thankful for the laughter she’s given us and to millions of children.

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. Jones Is Captain Field Day (Junie B. Jones Series #16) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 106 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Junie B. Jones is Captain Field Day is an exciting book. It's a good adventure. I like the whole book. What happens in the book is that Junie B. Jones gets picked for field day. Guess what? You are just going to have to find the rest out by yourself!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Captian field day for Junie B.
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I see alot of people saying that it is not very educational and that it will produce bad grammar habits. But what people are not understanding is that these books are not fo litle children (like ages 2-5) they are for the older grades. Barbra Park (author of the series) knows very well that if these books get into the hands of little children, that they are going to pick up the bad habits and they are going to speak terribly and write terribly. I have two children. A ten year old and a five year old. But the section in our bookshelf that contains all the junie b jones books is not for my five year old. My ten year old enjoys reading these books. I hope i am not offending anyone, but this is my opinion
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