Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Author: Judy Blume
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Comedy and Humor
Sibling Rivalry, Conflict Resolution, Discipline, Tantrums, Anger, Mischief
Life with his little brother, two-year-old Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. Fudge is actually a tiny terror in disguise, causing mischief everywhere he goes. Whether Fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven, or trying to fly, he’s never far from trouble. He’s an almost three-year-old terror who gets away with everything, and Peter’s had it up to here!
When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter’s pet turtle, it’s the last straw. Peter has put up with Fudge for too long. Way too long! How can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change?
Best-selling author Judy Blume began writing books for children when her own children started preschool.