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School Rules

by Pam Munoz Ryan Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

Tony Baloney is excited because "today he won't have to obey Bossy Big Sister Baloney. He won't have to play with the Bothersome Babies Baloney. Today, he is going to school!" Bossy Big Sister Baloney warns him that at school, you have to follow the rules. "Be a rule keeper, that's my motto," she tells him. "That's my motto, too," he says, but secretly he worries whether he will be able to do it. What ensues is a first day of school filled with fun, foibles, and unexpected surprises! With its irresistible, highly relatable boy hero, great comic writing, and hilarious illustrations, this new reader has all the makings of a classic!

Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Book Type
Begining Reader Book
Comedy and Humor, Series

About the Author and Illustrator

Pam Munoz Ryan Award-winning author Pam Munoz Ryan writes books for adults, picture books for children, and novels for older students. Her works include Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride, Becoming Naomi Leon, The Dreamer, Esperanza Rising, Paint the Wind, and Riding Freedom, which have garnered, among countless accolades, the Pura Belpre medal, the Jane Addams Award, and the Schneider Family Award.
Edwin Fotheringham Edwin Fotheringham&#39s award-winning illustrations have graced the pages of the The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, The New York Times, and many other publications. What to Do About Alice? is his first picture book

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