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 Girl who never made mistakes
 Author: Pett, Mark

 Publisher:  Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (2011)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 22 x 28 cm.

 BTSB No: 769581 ISBN: 9781402255441
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Perfectionism (Personality trait) -- Fiction
 Self-confidence -- Fiction
 Anxiety -- Fiction
 Talent shows -- Fiction

Price: $20.76

Summary:
Beatrice is so well-known for never making a mistake that she is greeted each morning by fans and reporters, but a near-error on the day of the school talent show could change everything.

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Rubinstein, Gary
Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.80
   Points: .5   Quiz: 147343
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 2.10
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 73204

Common Core Standards 
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Integration of Knowledge & Ideas
   Grade 1 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 1.RL Range of Reading & Level of Text Complexity
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Key Ideas & Details
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Craft & Structure
   Grade 2 → Reading → RL Reading Literature → 2.RL Integration & Knowledge of Ideas

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (00/01/12)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 01/01/2012 K-Gr 3—Beatrice Bottomwell, as her many friends and admirers know, does everything just right, from making the perfect peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich to juggling. But when she almost drops an egg in cooking class, she can't stop thinking about her "Almost Mistake," worrying that it will happen again. And happen it does—right in the middle of her big salt-shaker-hamster-water-balloon juggling act in the school talent show, when Beatrice makes her first error in a huge, public way. After surviving that, she learns to take chances and risks making more mistakes. Pett's beady-eyed cartoon illustrations are expressive and winsome, a perfect complement to this story of a girl finding out that it's okay to be imperfect.—Kathleen Kelly MacMillan, Carroll County Public Library, MD - Copyright 2012 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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