Ramona the Brave

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192751077
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Children's stories

Six-year-old Ramona tries to cope with an unsympathetic first-grade teacher.

Ramona the Brave

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0688220150
Release Date: 1975-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In this touching and funny story, the ebullient Ramona, feeling brave and grown-up, enters first grade. Quickly she finds that her new teacher, Mrs. Griggs, appears perplexed by pupils who like to be different. Since Ramona cannot help being different, clearly the two are incompatible. Nevertheless, Ramona can be counted on to keep things lively. Enraged when Susan copies her wise old owl prepared for Parents' Night and receives praise for it, Ramona rebels. Overcome by guilt and no longer brave, she tries mightily thereafter to please her teacher, but still Mrs. Griggs infuriatingly reports home that Ramona lacks self-control. Only because she is a girl with spunk, to use her father's word, does Ramona's courage return, earning her at last an uneasy truce with the teacher. Beverly Cleary draws here a portrait of a little girl discovering with astonishment that the way others see her is not always the way she sees herself. In the contrast lie moments of emerging self-knowledge for Ramona and of delicious hilarity for the reader.

Ramona the Pest

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192750976
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Children's stories

Ramona meets lots of interesting people in kindergarten class, like Davy whom she keeps trying to kiss and Susan whose springy curls seem to ask to be pulled.

Ramona the Brave by Beverly Cleary

Author: Phyllis Ann Green
Publisher: Novel Units
ISBN: 156137444X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Six-year-old Ramona tries to cope with an unsympathetic first-grade teacher. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Complete Ramona Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062455697
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The appeal of Beverly Cleary’s stories about the wonderful, blunderful Ramona Quimby has never faded. Each new generation feels connected to Ramona’s unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan's curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape's teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg yolk shampoo—are funny and heartwarming, and sometimes embarrassing. No matter what, Ramona’s lively, curious spirit shines through. Now, with lively art by Jacqueline Rogers, all eight of Beverly Cleary’s Ramona titles are available as ebooks in one collection! This collection includes 8 complete books: · Beezus and Ramona · Ramona the Pest · Ramona the Brave · Ramona and Her Father · Ramona and Her Mother · Ramona Quimby, Age 8 · Ramona Forever · Ramona’s World

The Best of Ramona

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0192752545
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Children's stories, English

Beezus and Ramona - Ramona the pest - Ramona the brave.

Word Power Grades 3 4 eBook

Author: Eleanor J. Wier
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 9780787781590
Release Date: 2001-09-01
Genre:

Each book in the Word Power series provides 22 activities which introduce more than 60 challenging new words chosen from popular literature at the designated level. This mode of selection expands the conventional basal vocabularies and ensures the usefulness of words learned. Three two-page reviews reinforce learning. Activity pages introduce new words in context. Reinforcement is provided in student activities matching words with their meanings, aphabetizing words, matching words with their antonyms, and completing puzzles. All lessons are teacher-created. The teaching guide includes a list of source books for each level.

Representing Children in Chinese and U S Children s Literature

Author: Ms Rebecca Morris
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781472424235
Release Date: 2014-11-28
Genre: Literary Criticism

Bringing together children’s literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions. The volume’s five sections highlight the differences between and overlapping concerns of Chinese and American scholars, as they examine children’s literature with respect to cultural metaphors and motifs, historical movements, authorship, didacticism, important themes, and the current status of and future directions for literature and criticism. Wide-ranging and admirably ambitious in its encouragement of communication between scholars from two major nations, Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children’s Literature serves as a model for examining how and why children’s literature, more than many literary forms, circulates internationally.

The Ramona Collection Volume 1 rpkg

Author: Beverly Cleary
Publisher: HarperColl
ISBN: 0380814684
Release Date: 1999-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This wonderful Ramona Box Set, by Beverly Cleary, contains four books: Ramona the Brave, Ramona the Pest, Beezus and Ramona, and Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Beezus and Ramona Beezus tries very hard to be patient with her little sister, but four-your-old Ramona has a habit of doing the most unpredictable, annoying, embarrassing things in the world. Sometimes Beezus doesn't like Ramona much, and that makes her feel guilty. Sisters are supposed to love each other, but pesky little Ramona doesn't seem very lovable to Beezus right now. Ramona the Pest Ramona is off to kindergarten, and it is the greatest day of her life. She loves her teacher, Miss Binney, and she likes a little boy named Davy so much she wants to kiss him. So why does Ramona get in so much trouble? And how does Ramona manage to disrupt the whole class during rest time? Anyone who knows Ramona knows that she never tries to be a pest. Ramona the Brave Now that she's six and entering the first grade, Ramona is determined to be brave, but it's not always easy, with a scary new all-by-herself bedroom, her mother's new job, and a new teacher who just doesn't understand how hard Ramona is trying to grow up. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Ramona feels quite grown up taking the bus by herself, helping big sister Beezus make dinner, and trying hard to be nice to pesky Willa Jean after school. Turning eight years old and entering the third grade can do that to a girl. So how can her teacher call her a nuisance? Being a member of the Quimby family in the third grade is harder than Ramona expected.

Read for Your Life 6

Author: Katherine Paterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547501796
Release Date: 2010-10-15
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is publishing a monthly series of e-only essays to correspond with Katherine Paterson’s two-year term as the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The subjects of the essays include: writing and literature for young people, the wonder and imagination found within great books, common questions novice writers ask, and Katherine’s own personal experiences throughout her historic career.

When Invisible Children Sing

Author: Chi Cheng Huang
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1414329652
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Expecting to treat some mildly ill children from the streets of Bolivia on a quick “service trip,” an idealistic young medical student gets more than he bargained for when he takes a year off from Harvard Medical School to work at an orphanage in La Paz. As he comes to know the children and sees how they live, Chi Huang is drawn deeper and deeper into their complex and desperate lives. The doctor soon realizes that to truly help these children, he will have to follow the example of Jesus: live among them, love them in spite of their brokenness, and cling to his faith in God’s goodness, even when it appears it is nowhere to be found. A true story that will inspire and challenge readers to greater faith and action.

Beverly Cleary

Author: Jennifer Peltak
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9780791082317
Release Date: 2005-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cleary drew from her experience as a children's librarian to write the Newbery Award-winning Ramona and Ralph S. Mouse books.