Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe

Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe

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by Bette Greene, Charles Lilly
     
 

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The Newbery Honor-winning book from the author of Summer of My German Soldier

Philip Hall is the cutest, smartest boy in the sixth grade, and Beth Lambert loves him. The fact that he beats her in classwork, sports, and almost everything else doesn't bother Beth at first. Then she realizes that Philip might be best because she's letting him beat her.

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The Newbery Honor-winning book from the author of Summer of My German Soldier

Philip Hall is the cutest, smartest boy in the sixth grade, and Beth Lambert loves him. The fact that he beats her in classwork, sports, and almost everything else doesn't bother Beth at first. Then she realizes that Philip might be best because she's letting him beat her. Beth knows that she deserves to be Number One—and she's going to prove it! This funny, universal story of a girl learning that she matters in the world has delighted readers for over twenty years.

A New York Times Outstanding Book
An ALA Notable Book 
Kirkus Choice Award
 
 

Editorial Reviews

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* "I reckon Philip Hall can't help liking spunky, expansive Beth...and you'll like her, too." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"It's an unqualified delight to spend one's time with the Lambert family of Pocahontas, Arkansas, and their friends." -Publishers Weekly

"Beth Lambert is an energetic and spirited young black girl whose spunk rings true from start to finish...It's a fresh, humorous romp, full of the vitality of girls and boys growing up." -School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141303123
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Series:
Puffin Newbery Library Series
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
284,846
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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