Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

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Macmillan Children's Books, 1979 - Conduct of life - 128 pages
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Sheila hates swimming. And dogs. And ghosts. And thunderstorms. She'll do anyting to avoid them all - except admit that she's scared. Her new freind Mouse Ellis, yo-yo champion of Tarrytown, thinks she's chicken. But Sheila is determiend to show everyone that she can be Sheila the Great.

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User Review  - stephanie.dicesare.7 - LibraryThing

I love the series because the books are so funny! This book was great. Read full review

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User Review  - Julie Sondra Decker - Goodreads

Sheila, the neighborhood know-it-all, gets her own book as she enjoys/endures a summer vacation away from most of the people she knows. Her attempts to exaggerate her own abilities while hiding her ... Read full review

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About the author (1979)

Judy Blume is considered one of the world's best-known writers for young adults. She was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, in 1938. She earned a degree in education. Blume has written over 20 books. Titles such as "Are You There, God? It's Me Margaret", "Then Again, Maybe I Won't", and "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" are widely recognized. Her books have sold over 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Blume has received more than 100 awards. In 1996, she received the American Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement. Her adult titles include "Wifey", "Smart Women", and "Summer Sisters". Young readers have always viewed Blume as someone who is in touch with their feelings. They write thousands of letters to her each year, a number of which were published in her 1986 book, "Letters to Judy: What Your Kids Wish They Could Tell You". Blume currently resides in New York. She has three grown children, speaks out against censorship, and continues to write.

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