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Beezus and Ramona

Cleary, Beverly (Book - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Beezus' biggest problem is her 4 year old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knows sisters are supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seems impossible.
Authors: Cleary, Beverly
Title: Beezus and Ramona
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2006
Edition: Reillustrated ed
Characteristics: 182, 12 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Trace Dockray
Notes: Includes a preview of the author's Ramona the pest (12 p.)
Summary: Beezus' biggest problem is her 4 year old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knows sisters are supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seems impossible.
Additional Contributors: Dockray, Tracy - Illustrator
ISBN: 0688210767
9780688210762
Branch Call Number: j CLEARY
Subject Headings: Sisters Juvenile fiction Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction Families Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Sisters
Brothers and sisters
Families
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Beezus' biggest problem is her 4 year old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knows sisters are supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seems impossible. Set in Portland, so after you read it to your child, you can take her to places mentioned in the book!

Beezus' biggest problem is her 4 year old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knows sisters are supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seems impossible.


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Jul 09, 2014
  • lovely1120 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book is a lovely story about two sisters. Ramona ia always doing something and her sister needs to fix it or she needs to clean it up. I will very recomended this book to evevryone.

Sep 08, 2013
  • JeanL rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book as a kid. I think now reading it as an adult, this one feels more dated. I am not sure if kids relate as much to Beezus because she doesn't act like many of present-day eight or nine-year-olds (not sure what age she is). I think the emotions are still true and very important, just not always the thoughts and actions. Still worthwhile if you can keep your child's interest.

Feb 22, 2013
  • PearlJam12 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i remember when i was growing up that the first chapter book i read was Beezus and Ramona. this book is so funny and i still read it today. no other book comes close to this one. Beverly Cleary is an amazing author. Ramona defiantly reminds me of myself!!

Jun 26, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

very good to read and enjoyable to the whole family!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 14, 2011
  • vanessa13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

my friend said the movie and the book is funny

Dec 26, 2009
  • Trevor_Jones rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A lovely, uncomplicated book for Gr 1-4. It's very useful to be reminded that people used to live simpler lives. No en suite bath in the Quigley household, and no video games either. There's a strong message about the relationship between siblings which stands the test of time, and Beezus is an outstanding role model for older sisters everywhere.

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Feb 22, 2013
  • PearlJam12 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 18, 2012
  • black_lion_188 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 26, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

"Beatrice Quimby's biggest problem was her little sister Ramona."[4] Beatrice, called Beezus for short, is a serious, responsible girl who wants to be good big sister. But sometimes it's just too hard. Four-year-old Ramona can be very exasperating. Sometimes she does silly things that embarrass Beezus, like walking to the library wearing Easter bunny ears and hopping like a rabbit—in September. Or getting their friend Henry Huggins' dog locked inside their bathroom when he comes over to play chequers with Beezus.

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Bob Quimby: Ramona, your sister has a report card. Doesn't that mean you should have one too?
Ramona Quimby: Uh... No.

Jun 26, 2012
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Beezus: Who could ever love someone named Beezus?
Ramona Quimby: Jesus?

Jun 26, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Ramona Quimby: [Watching a commercial, reciting the slogan] "Royal Peanut Butter: There's a bit of magic in every jar"!
Bob Quimby: Is that one of your favorites? That's the rack we gotta get you into, 'cause those TV kids make millions.
Ramona Quimby: Beezus, do you think I could be in a commercial like that?
Beezus: [Fixing Ramona's hair with a curling iron] Sure, you'd make a great frog.
Ramona Quimby: Hey!
Beezus: Hold still. I'm almost done.
Ramona Quimby: It's picture-perfect, right?
Beezus: Let's be realistic, Ramona. This is a curling iron, not a magic wand.
[She puts the curling iron down and holds up a mirror for Ramona to see what her new hairdo looks like]
Beezus: But, all things considered, I'd say you've never looked better.
Ramona Quimby: I love it! Thanks, Beezus!

Jun 26, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Bob Quimby: So, Beezus, suppose I told you that when I pulled up by the house tonight I saw your old buddy Henry staring at it like he left something important inside of it.
Dorothy Quimby: Henry Huggins? I haven't heard that name in a while. Isn't he the boy that used to eat dirt in the backyard?
Bob Quimby: Yeah.
Beezus: He doesn't do that anymore!
Bob Quimby: Ooh, if I didn't know better, I'd say somebody's got a crush.
Beezus: Can we please talk about something else?
Dorothy Quimby: Well, there is that dance coming up. Maybe he wants to ask you to it.
Bob Quimby: Well, if he's gonna ask my daughter to dance, he better have some moves. Can the old dirt-eater do this?
[Mr. Quimby starts dancing very badly. Ramona and Mrs. Quimby laugh]
Beezus: [Embarrassed. Playfully throws a towel at Mr. Quimby] Oh, I hope not! Stop! Mom!

Jun 26, 2012
  • SAPPHIREBEAR15 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Howie Kemp: [From Trailer]
[to Ramona]
Howie Kemp: We saw your underpants!

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Beezus: [From Trailer]
[to Ramona]
Beezus: Every princess needs a little sparkle.

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