Judy Moody Goes To College by Megan McDonald - Mini Book Review

Judy Moody does it again. Her attitude and perfect third-grade persona shine through in her eighth incarnation: Judy Moody Goes to College.

Judy’s teacher is attending one of those things where teachers go to learn more teaching stuff and Judy has a substitute teacher. The substitute thinks Judy has a math deficiency so Judy’s parents get her a tutor. Judy’s tutor is a college student, Chloe, who exudes coolness. Soon, Judy’s not only cool with math, but also cool with all her third grade peeps.

It is no wonder that the Judy Moody series is a hit. Judy is this generation’s Ramona, great company of which to be compared. Teachers will find many opportunities to discuss classroom & family dynamics, facing obstacles and attitude in this title. The title is also great for independent readers who like humor and/or realistic fiction.

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Genre: Realistic Fiction. Age: 4-8. Pages: 144.

Themes: Determination, Humor

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Publisher: Candlewick. Date: July 2008.
ISBN-10: 0763628336 / ISBN-13: 978-0763628338

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Author Megan McDonald is well known to many elementary readers as the author of the wildly popular Judy Moody books. She's worked as a children's librarian and in a children's bookstore where she once caught a burglar trying to steal books! You can read a lot more fun facts about the author on her website.
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