Junie B. Jones Character Profile

July 08, 1998

"Without exception, every kindergarten class has a Junie B. Jones seated at one of the tables. This is the kid who (we fear) will never fully grasp the concept of raising one's hand before speaking. Her grammar is not always 'bestest.' And she struggles daily with a personality that is clearly too strong for her tender years. She is what some teachers affectionately refer to as 'a work in progress.' But even as they roll their eyes, you can see them start to grin."

Barbara Park, author

The Junie B. Jones series includes:

"Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business"

"Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth"

"Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying"

"Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim's Birthday"

"Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus"

Pub Date: 7/08/98

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