Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary, 1981, Harper Trophy
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary is one of the first Ramona books in a series about Ramona’s crazy life and her everyday adventures. This book is a Newbery Honor book and has gained a lot of recognition for being a relatable book with a lot of humor. Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is a book about Ramona Quimby. In this book, Ramona is entering the third grade at a new school. She has no friends and is not quite sure where she fits in at home. There is also a girl at Ramona’s new school who is mean and who does not like her. To read about Ramona’s adventures at school and at home, read Ramona Quimby, Age 8. This is a very popular book and has been since it first came out over 30 years ago. It is very relatable to many young kids which makes it a quality book. This book is great for the reader who may be starting at a new school, loves humor, or is always getting into shenanigans.
- Resource Guide (Scholastic Inc.)
- Teaching Guide from the author
- If you like Ramona Quimby books, check out Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself by Judy Blume or Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You by Barthe DeClements