Otherwise Known As Sheila The Great

Otherwise Known As Sheila The Great

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Celebrate 45 years of Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great !

Part of the classic Fudge series from Judy Blume, bestselling author of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing.

Who is Sheila Tubman? Even Sheila isn't sure. Sometimesshe feels like confident Sheila the Great, and other timesshe's secret Sheila, who's afraid of spiders, swimming,and, most of all, dogs. When her family decides to leavethe city for a summer in the country, Sheila will haveto suffer everything from long-eared dogs to swimminglessons to creepy spiders. That's enough to drive a city girlnuts! If she survives at all, Sheila may be forced to admitthat she's no supergirl.

"As a kid, Judy Blume was my favorite author, and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing was my favorite book."--Jeff Kinney, author of the bestselling Wimpy Kid series

Love Fudge, Peter, and Sheila? Read all these books featuring your favorite characters:
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Superfudge
Fudge-a-Mania
Double Fudge
Publisher: New York : Dutton, 1972.
ISBN: 9780142408797
9780440467014
0440467012
9780525364559
0525364552
Branch Call Number: BLU
Characteristics: 118 p.

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Nov 24, 2016

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Oct 06, 2016

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Cheryl65
Oct 05, 2015

I would not read this book to a little kid -- or to a group of kids -- unless I was prepared to help the kids sort out Sheila's serious issues.
Sheila is NOT a strong, confident, brave main character.

The book makes clear that Sheila has real developmental problems. But by making no real effort to help her deal with her fear/ avoidance problem, the book leaves child readers with no guidance.

I do not think Sheila is a kid with standard adjustment issues. She's loaded with phobias, and practices constant avoidance and denial.
She does not face her fears, but schemes/lies to avoid feared necessary learning, then claims to already know the skills.

She's also way too concerned about what others think of her. She NEEDS to be Sheila the great.

How different this book is from 'El Deafo!'

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kindnesschan
May 28, 2015

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niku1234
Aug 07, 2013

Loved this book. Satisfying, enjoyable and a fun read. I strongly recommend this book to young girls in particular.

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jdowling74
Aug 26, 2012

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