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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus: 20th-anniversary Full-color Edition by Barbara Park

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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus: 20th-anniversary Full-color Edition by Barbara Park
In her own words, a young girl describes her feelings about starting kindergarten and what she does when she decides not to ride the bus home. (catalog summary)

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Judy Moody
 by Megan McDonald 
Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood. A mad-faced mood. To start, Judy Moody doesn't have high hopes for third grade. Her new desk won't have an armadillo sticker with her name on it. Her new classroom will not have a porcupine named Roger. And with her luck, she'll get stuck sitting in the first row, where Mr. Todd will notice every time she tries to pass a note to her best friend, Rocky. An aspiring doctor, Judy does have a little brother who comes in handy for practicing medicine, a cool new pet, and a huge Band-Aid collection. Judy also has an abundance of individuality and attitude, and when Mr. Todd assigns a very special class project, she really gets a chance to express herself! Megan McDonald's spirited text and Peter Reynolds's wry illustrations combine in a feisty, funny first chapter book for every kid who has ever felt a little out of sorts. (catalog summary)



Mimmy and Sophie by Miriam Cohen
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Cam helps her friend Eric when he misplaces his permission slip to go on the school field trip. (catalog summary)