Books by Denise Brunkus

Released: Aug. 28, 2012

"Junie B. still brings a smile, but sometimes it's an uncomfortable one. (Fiction. 5-8)"
It's bound to be a special Thanksgiving feast when Junie B. and her classmates are celebrating. Read full book review >
READ ALL ABOUT IT! by Laura Bush
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2008

The nation's First Librarian and her daughter team up to present a well-meaning salute to the pleasures of reading. Read full book review >

CHARLIE HITS IT BIG by Deborah Blumenthal
ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2008

What's a guinea pig with dreams of movie stardom to do? Read full book review >

GROUNDHOG GETS A SAY by Pamela Curtis Swallow
ANIMALS
Released: Nov. 1, 2005

It's Feb. 3rd and no one is paying any attention to Groundhog when just yesterday everyone wanted his weather report. Read full book review >

MY TEACHER FOR PRESIDENT by Kay Winters
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

Come November, lots of people would cast their vote for Oliver's teacher—just the kind of secure, commanding, compassionate presence it would be good to see in the White House. Read full book review >

TOOTHLESS WONDER by Barbara Park
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Good news, people!" Read full book review >

BOSS OF LUNCH by Barbara Park
Released: May 28, 2002

Junie is adjusting to the new world of first grade, where she is learning to follow rules and settle down—at least a little bit. Read full book review >

JUNIE B., FIRST GRADER (AT LAST!) by Barbara Park
Released: Nov. 6, 2001

Starting first grade proves to be a challenge for Junie B. Jones, Park's enduring, irrepressible heroine. Read full book review >

THE FROG PRINCIPAL by Stephanie Calmenson
ANIMALS
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Even though I'm small, green and slimy, I can still be a good principal, can't I?" Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2001

Bottner (Marsha Is Only a Flower, 2000, etc.) continues her series about rivalrous redheaded sisters Marsha and Lulu, this time with a co-author. Read full book review >

THE GOOF WHO INVENTED HOMEWORK by Kalli Dakos
POETRY
Released: Sept. 1, 1996

A collection of 36 poems that paint a funny, affectionate, and sometimes poignant portrait of a school year. Read full book review >

BENDING LIGHT by Pat Murphy
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

Experiments using simple lenses, many to be done with the small plastic lens provided. Read full book review >

Released: Feb. 1, 1993

The fractious kindergartener of Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus (p. 993) has a new baby brother her grandma calls ``the cutest little monkey!'' Junie hasn't seen him yet, but she has told the kids in her class that he's ``A REAL, ALIVE, BABY MONKEY,'' and she's taking bids from her ``bestest'' friends for the first look. Read full book review >

Released: Aug. 1, 1992

In the ``First Stepping Stone'' series, a genuinely funny, easily read story. Read full book review >