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Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business

Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business

Series: Junie B. Jones
by Barbara Park Illustrated by Denise Brunkus

When Junie B.'s parents tell her they have a surprise for her, she isn't thrilled to realize it's not a present, but a new baby brother. Grandma gets a chance to see the baby first and comes back saying he's the cutest little monkey. Junie B. takes it literally and tells her whole class her brother is a real, live monkey. Junie B.'s bestest friends are so eager to get a look at the baby, she starts taking bids for the first look.

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.

Ages
6, 7, 8, 9
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 4
Grade Level Equivalent
1.9
Lexile Measure
410L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Number of Pages
80
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Realistic Fiction

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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