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Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten

Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten

Series: Junie B. Jones (Book #28)
by Barbara Park Illustrated by Denise Brunkus
As Junie B. Jones would say, "Today is the month of Thanksgiving." And she's all ready to draw tons of turkeys, Pilgrims, and Native Americans. Best of all, Room One is making a list of all the stuff they are thankful for, and the class with the best list wins a school-wide contest! Of course, there are some things Junie B. won't be putting on her list, like squash and cranky May, the girl who sits next to her in class. But what's this? The prize for winning the contest is a homemade pumpkin pie...made by Mrs. Gladys Gutzman, the lunch lady? Yuck! Pumpkin pie makes Junie B. vomit! Maybe there's not so much to be thankful for, after all.
Series Information: Whether she's suspecting the tooth fairy is really a witch to taking the law of "finders keepers" into her own hands, nobody knows spunky like Junie B. Jones! This outspoken firecracker faces each bump in the road with pluck, determination, and endless curiosity. Accessible and easy to read, this hilarious series teaches young readers to find the humor in sticky situations, despite smelly school buses, terrible lunches, and bad hair days.
4, 5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Barbara Park Barbara Park (1947- 2013) is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular, New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series. She won more than 40 children's book awards and she was been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, and Time magazine. Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books.
Denise Brunkus

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