Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus ...

Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus ...

by Kristen Tracy
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Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus ... by Kristen Tracy

From the author of the Project (Un)Popular series and Too Cool For This School, a fun middle school story about a girl determined to make the best of any situation.

Imagine being Camille McPhee. She has low blood sugar, so she carries extra food in a cooler. Would you want to do that?

Didn't think so.

And you wouldn’t want to fall under the school bus. That happened to Camille too!
Her cat, Checkers, is lost. And her best friend, Sally, moved to Japan.

It would be hard to stay optimistic, right? But Camille is what her mom calls HOPEFUL. Because really? There are plenty of things to be positive about:

gifted reading
a nonsqueaky mattress
eating banned foods
the big blue butterfly

Even making a new friend. Imagine that!

"This book about friendship and loss kindly teaches that life is pretty much what one is willing to make of it." --School Library Journal, starred review

"[A] touching debut." --Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375890987
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 08/11/2009
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Kristen Tracy is the author of many popular novels, including the PROJECT (UN)POPULAR series and Too Cool for This School. She lives with her family in the popular state of California. Visit her online at kristentracy.com and on Twitter at @kristen_tracy (it will make her feel popular).

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Camille McPhee Fell Under the Bus ... 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
Camille McPhee has a lot to deal with - the constant threat of low blood sugar, her health freak, home/self-improvement obsessed mom's mid-life crisis, best friend Sally Zook's relocation to Japan, science classes that are too advanced for fifth grade, and a pair of bullies responsible for her recent fall under the school bus. Thank goodness she has "great, thick, caramel brown, movie star hair" and a plan to fly under the radar like the brilliant dingo she saw at the zoo, 'cause Camille's life is about to get more hectic than she ever imagined. Kristen Tracy's CAMILLE MCPHEE FELL UNDER THE BUS... is a charming story featuring a sarcastic, spunky heroine dealing with the trials and tribulations facing many children today. While not specifically "issue oriented," the book addresses topics like the possibility of divorce, debt, the indifference of a self-centered teacher, alienation from one's peers, bullying, and death. Ms. Tracy shows Camille facing her problems head on with her own unique brand of grit, intelligence, and determination, making this book one for the keeper shelf.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BEST BOOK EVER it is so funny
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love dthis book! Last year i tried reading this book and i was not really into reading it even though i brought it were ever i went i i did not reaed it at all. But then i started reading it the next year and it was the best book in the world i did not want to dtop it.
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