the Clementine Books
York Times Bestseller
-Winner of 2008 Rhode Island Children's Book Award (Grades
-Winner of 2008 William Allen White Children's Book Award
- KS (Grades 3-5)
-Winner of the 2007 Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor
-2008 Great Lakes Great Books Award Winner For Grades 2-3
-Winner of the 2007 Josette Frank Book Award (Bank Street
College Book Committee)
-Winner of the 2007 Sid Fleishman Award (SCBWI.org)
-A School Library Journal Best Book of 2006
-A 2006 Child Magazine Best Book of the Year
-New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
-A 2006 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
-A 2006 National Parenting Publication Gold Award
-A Book Sense Winter 2006-2007 Children's Top Ten Pick
-A 2006 Nick Jr. Family Magazine's Best Book of
-A Miami Herald Best Book of the Year 2006
"A delightful addition to any beginning chapter-book
Library Journal, 10/06 STARRED REVIEW
"Along with humorous bits, Pennypacker seamlessly
weaves into the narrative common third-grade themes...Fans
of Judy Moody will welcome this portrait of another funny,
Weekly, 08/06 STARRED REVIEW
"Middle-grade readers will sympathize with Clementine's
conflicted feelings about her friend and her family, and
laugh out loud at her impulsive antics, narrated in a fresh
first-person voice and illustrated with plenty of humor.
Give this to readers of Cleary and Blume and cross your
fingers for more."
Kirkus Reviews, 07/06 STARRED
"The ending of Pennypacker's very
funny book is as happy for Clementine as it is for her readers."
Book, Jan/Feb 2007
Praise for The Talented Clementine
-One of Chicago Public Library Best of the Best 2008
-One of School Library Journal Best Books of the
-One of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2007
"Libraries will need multiple copies
of this one, because early chapter-book readers will jump
at the chance to spend another eventful week with Clementine."
STARRED REVIEW School Library Journal,
"Pennypacker once again demonstrates her keen insights
into the third-grade mind with Clementine's priceless observations
of the world around her"
readers and listeners will cheer when Clementine discovers
her talent and will eagerly await the next book about this
"one of a kind" girl."
Book, May/June 2007
"Frazee's polished, warm-spirited line drawings,
not all seen, capture the endearing idiosyncrasies of its
heroine, who will equally charm returning readers and those
meeting her for the first.