How to Eat Fried Worms: Literature Unit

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jun 1, 1953
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The illustrations in the book are good too. - Goodreads
It is difficult to read out loud. - Goodreads
Wow, writing a generation ago was so different! - Goodreads
The premise is a bet to eat 15 worms in 15 days. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I see myself in Billy. Always being a class clown of some sorts, making bets to eat worms, etc. I love how this book innocently portrays the life of a young boy, where his biggest dilemma in life is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amanda Funnell - Goodreads

I saw the movie version of this book many years ago and cruelly wasn't as impressed with the book as I was hoping... This may also be due to the fact that I listened to it rather than actually reading it, but even so, I wasn't as impressed as I had hoped. Read full review


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About the author (1953)

Thomas Rockwell is the author of a number of books for young readers. He was the recipient of the Mark Twain Award, the California Young Reader Medal, and the Sequoyah Award for "How to Eat Fried Worms," He lives in Poughkeepsie, NY.

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