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Muggie Maggie

Muggie Maggie

by Beverly Cleary Illustrated by Alan Tiegreen

WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

At first, Maggie is just being contrary when she tells her parents she doesn't need to learn cursive. Then her teacher, Mrs. Leeper, says Maggie's cursive is so untidy her name looks like "Muggie", and Maggie decides she will never, never read or write cursive. Nobody can make her. But when Mrs. Leeper appoints Maggie class mail messenger, the notes Maggie must carry are in cursive. Maggie can't read the notes, but she suspects some of them are about her. Now she really has a problem!

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.1
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Publisher
HarperTrophy
Number of Pages
96
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

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.
Alan Tiegreen

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