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Not-So-Weird Emma

Sally Warner, Jamie Harper (Illustrator)


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Paperback (5/10/2007)


"Emma doesn't mind being weird," Cynthia says."You should see her bedroom."

My bedroom. I can't believe what I am hearing.

"It's all covered with nature posters,"Cynthia adds."It's just like being in a boy's room "

Why is Cynthia calling Emma weird? They are supposed to be friends

Well, two can play at that game. In Emma's opinion, Cynthia is kind of a bossy pants. Before long, Emma's entire third grade class is swapping outrageous nicknames like Jar-head, Shrimpy, and even Porky. While it's funny at first, Emma begins to see how much name calling can hurt. But before Emma can call for a truce, her teacher beats her to it and makes the most dreaded call of all--the one to everyone's parents

Fresh and funny, with a side of wisdom, this second book about eight year-old Emma is sure to entertain many young readers.

Praise For Not-So-Weird Emma

Emma’s…refreshing voice rings true with the angst that third graders can feel about school, their friends and their family. Young readers will recognize Emma and her classmates and will look forward to hearing how they do in the third month of school. —Kirkus Reviews

Viking Books, 9780670060054, 121pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2005

About the Author

Sally Warner ( has published more than twenty novels for young readers, including the Emma and EllRay Jakes series. She lives in Altadena, California with her husband and their not-so-miniature dachshund, Rocky.