The Year of Billy Miller

Kevin Henkes (Author & Illustrator)
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119356
Product Type: Paperback Books
Age Groups: Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12

Award-winning, bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, siblings, and the perils of elementary school. Perfect for fans of the Ramona books, Andrew Clements, and the Clementine series. Illustrated in black-and-white throughout by the author.

When Billy Miller has a mishap at the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big lump on his head. What a way to start second grade, with a lump on your head! As the year goes by, though, Billy figures out how to navigate elementary school, how to appreciate (some of the time) his pesky (and hilarious) little sister, and how to be a more grown up and responsible member of the family and a help to his busy working mom and stay-at-home dad. Award-winning author Kevin Henkes delivers a short, satisfying, laugh-out-loud funny school and family story complete with homework (dioramas!), school shows (original poetry performed at microphones!), cancelled sleepovers, and epic sibling temper tantrums.

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SKU 119356
ISBN 9780062268143
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 620L
Page Count 240
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Middle Grade Novels
Primary Contributor Kevin Henkes
Age Groups Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers