Ramona Quimby, Age 8

By Beverly Cleary

Ramona is now starting the third grade and her life is full of the usual hilarious trials that cause her to be labeled a “nuisance and show-off” by her new teacher. Whether she is deciding if she prefers her printed Q to the floppy cursive one, getting raw egg in her hair, or facing an interminably boring Sunday, Ramona is always a memorable character.

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