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 Big Nate strikes again (Big Nate (Novel series))
 Author: Peirce, Lincoln

 Publisher:  Harper (2015)

 Classification: Fiction
 Physical Description: 216 p., ill., 22 cm.

 BTSB No: 708807 ISBN: 9780061944369
 Ages: 8-12 Grades: 3-7

 Middle schools -- Fiction
 Human behavior -- Fiction
 School stories
 Sports -- Fiction
 Humorous fiction

Price: $15.89

Sixth-grader and self-proclaimed genius Nate Wright faces his all-time enemy, Gina, when they are paired to work on a research paper together and she also gets a position on his intramural team.

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Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: MG
   Reading Level: 3.00
   Points: 2.0   Quiz: 140498
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: 3-5
   Reading Level: 2.40
   Points: 5.0   Quiz: 51232

Common Core Standards 
   Grade 3 → Reading → RL Literature → 3.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 3 → Reading → RL Literature → 3.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade 3 → Reading → RL Literature → 3.RL Integration & Knowledge of Ideas
   Grade 6 → Reading → RL Literature → 6.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity
   Grade 6 → Reading → CCR College & Career Readiness Anchor Standards fo

   School Library Journal (12/01/10)
   Booklist (02/01/11)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 12/01/2010 Gr 3–6—Peirce's second book about Big Nate is clever and funny. For Mrs. Godfrey's newest special project, a research assignment on a great American, the sixth grader gets paired with the perfect A-plus student, Gina. Horrible as this seems, something great also occurs—Nate is picked as a Fleeceball team captain and has a chance to win the coveted Spoffy (Sports Played Only for Fun) trophy. Unfortunately, he is late to the gym when players are chosen, and Gina is on his team. The pacing of the text and the black-and-white comic-book illustrations give the story a fun and carefree rhythm. Readers will be delighted to pick this up and find great characters who will stay with them.—Patty Saidenberg, George Jackson Academy, New York City - Copyright 2010 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

Booklist - 02/01/2011 Peirce’s mischievous grade-school hero returns for more misadventures in another blend of easy-reading narrative and comic-strip snippets modeled after the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. In an unbelievable double stroke of bad luck, Nate gets paired with the insufferable brainiac Gina on a class project and stuck with her on his otherwise championship-worthy fleeceball (indoor baseball) team. Lessons are learned and comeuppances are delivered on both sides. This is a hearty dose of low-fiber fun for boys, and Peirce’s cartoon tidbits make the pages fly past with punch lines galore. - Copyright 2011 Booklist.

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