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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Series: Junie B. Jones (Book #1)
by Barbara Park Illustrated by Denise Brunkus

Remember when it was scary to go to school?  'Cause it was your first day and you didn't know anything. Meet Junie B. Jones, kindergartner. She's so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it's time to go home, she doesn't.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Random House Children's Books
Book Type
Early 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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