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Having a little sister like four-year-old Ramona isn't always easy for Beezus Quimby. With a wild imagination, disregard for order, and an appetite for chaos, Ramona makes it hard for Beezus to be the responsible older sister she knows she ought to be…especially when Ramona threatens to ruin Beezus's birthday party. Newbery Medal winner Beverly Cleary delivers a humorous tale of the ups and downs of sisterhood. Both the younger and older siblings of the family will enjoy this book.

"An important reminder of the good that can come when you throw yourself fully into any situation and draw outside the lines," says in their article "12 Girls from Fiction Who Are Their Own Heroes."

Supports the Common Core State Standards

Paperback, 176 pages
Published on March 19, 2013 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 038070918X
ISBN-13: 9780380709182
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  • mawaddah
    mawaddahSaturday, May 9, 2020 at 1:50 pm55 stars
    I have read all of Ramonas books and i have all 8 of them and i read them a milion times and they are soo funny especially this book my sibiling is alaways destroys everything and is so loud!
    • K@ylinFriday, September 28, 2018 at 8:57 am
      It’s a great book but really sad😭
      • mawaddah
        mawaddahSaturday, May 9, 2020 at 1:47 pm55 stars
        Its not sad its funny!
      • celekovymu
        celekovymuFriday, September 29, 2017 at 11:21 am55 stars
        Ramona Quimby is an exasperating little sister to Beezus. so funny!
        • bob29
          bob29Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10:01 pm55 stars
          • wany123
            wany123Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10:01 pm22 stars
            • CuteBunnies Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 8:33 am
              Ramona is the mischievous main character who does lots of crazy things that are fun to read about. I liked that Ramona had other books as she got older. For example, in Ramona The Pest, she is adorable 😁. But in Ramona Quimby, Age 8, things get a little more interesting and less adorable 😏.
              • ready4anything
                ready4anythingFriday, December 16, 2016 at 2:43 pm33 stars
                Not as good when you get older. But it always be a memorable story read as a little kid. A tale between two sisters, making you cherish having one.
                • LouloudgThursday, December 8, 2016 at 5:03 pm
                  This book is sooo awesome 🤗
                  • ari211
                    ari211Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:15 am
                    I can relate to this book because I have a sister who is exasperating too
                    • ari211Friday, October 14, 2016 at 8:09 am
                      This is a book I can relate to because my sister is exasperating