Alice in Blunderland

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Alice in Blunderland

By Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9781442446434, 217pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2012

Fourth grade is far from flawless for Alice in this beloved novel with a new look.
Fourth grade stinks. Fourth grade is when everything you do embarrasses you. Fourth grade is when everyone knows you re a blunderbuss whether it's part of your name or not.
Alice's older brother Lester is always tricking her into believing his made-up stories are true. It's not her fault she's so gullible Plus, he's a really good liar. But that doesn t help when she finds herself in a mess because of something he's invented.
She can t seem to do anything else right, either. She sneezes beans at the lunch table, gets trapped in her own snow cave, and is forced to sing even though she can t carry a tune in front of her whole grade. And that's "nothing" compared to the trouble she's about to get herself into next. Alice is just about ready to chalk fourth grade up as the worst year ever