EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken (Google eBook)

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Penguin, May 12, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
21 Reviews
EllRay Jakes is tired of being bullied by fellow classmate Jared Matthews. But when EllRay tries to defend himself, he winds up in trouble. Then his dad offers him a deal: If he stays out of trouble for one week, they'll go to Disneyland! EllRay says he can do it. But saying it and doing it are two very different things.
  

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I found the ending so abrupt and unsatisfying! - Goodreads
Pretty good voice, cute characterization. - Goodreads
The ending of the book left much to be desired. - Goodreads

Review: EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken (EllRay Jakes #1)

User Review  - Jean Haberman - Goodreads

EllRay (short for Lancelot Raymond) is one of few African-Americans in his third grade class. He is also the shortest kid. Jared, the biggest kid, is constantly bullying him. EllRay doesn't know why ... Read full review

Review: EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken (EllRay Jakes #1)

User Review  - Heidi - Goodreads

Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes is the smallest kid in Ms. Sanchez's third grade class, even counting the girls. Unfortunately for EllRay, Jared Matthews is the biggest in class and views EllRay as his ... Read full review

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Contents

TWO FOR FLINCHING
I CANT EXPLAIN
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT
WHOS THE BOSS?
GLOM
BUK BUK
ITS DIFFERENT WITH MY
MS SANCHEZ SAYS
THUMPED ON THURSDAY
BAD VIBES
NOT THAT
FWACKED ON FRIDAY
EUSTACE B PENNYPACKER MEMORIAL PARK
SURPRISE
TEMPORARY
WHATHAPPENS TO ELLRAYINHIS NEXTADVENTURE? TURN THE PAGE TO READ A CHAPTER FROM

WHACKED ON WEDNESDAY

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About the author (2011)

Sally Warner (www.sallywarner.com) has published more than twenty novels for young readers, including the Emma and EllRay Jakes series. She lives in Altadena, California with her husband and their not-so-miniature dachshund, Rocky.

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