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by Beverly Cleary

Jane has a date ... with handsome Stan Crandall!

Quiet Jane is amazed when a new boy in school, Stan Crandall, rescues her from a baby-sitting dilemma. And when Stan calls to invite her to the movies, she is thrilled. Her excitement is soon overwhelmed by a flurry of worries. What should she wear? Will her parents embarrass her? Is she grown-up enough for a boy like Stan? A taste of exotic Chinese food, a tired blue jalopy, and a case of appendicitis all figure in to this lively story of first romance.

11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Beverly Cleary Children's author Beverly Cleary is the creator of the infamous Ramona Quimby. She wrote her first book, Henry Huggins , in her early thirties.

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