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Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Summary
Beverly Cleary

Everything you need to understand or teach Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary.

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Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Summary

Plot Summary

Ramona Quimby, Age 8, is a story of a young third-grader's experiences as she starts a new school year at a new school and deals with family stresses. Ramona endures some embarrassing episodes at school and learns to address a misunderstanding she has with her teacher. At home, Ramona observes the strain that financial concerns are placing on her family but affirms that they are still a happy family.

The story is told from Ramona's point of view, with sympathy for the confusion she sometimes experiences when she does not fully understand what she sees and hears. The author also acknowledges that events that might seem trivial to an adult may be extremely important to a child. When Ramona's mother mistakenly puts a raw egg in her lunch box instead of the hard-boiled egg she is expecting, Ramona ends up with egg in her hair from cracking the shell...

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