Anyone Can Eat Squid!

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Marshall Cavendish, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 76 pages
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Sarah Simpson is tired of being ordinary. The most unusual thing she has ever done is bite the dentist's fingers. So what can she do to be special? Trade names with her best friend? Eat snails and squid? When Sarah learns that her favorite Chinese restaurant might go out of business, she comes up with a plan. One that makes people want to say, "Here comes Sarah Simpson!" and saves Wongs' Restaurant, too. In quintessential Phyllis Reynolds Naylor style, this delightful story speaks straight to the heart of kids as they struggle to define themselves.
 

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ANYONE CAN EAT SQUID

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Eight-year-old Sara Simpson wants to do something extra-ordinary, but she thinks she's the most normal girl on the planet. She trades names with a friend in class when they have a substitute teacher ... Read full review

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Contents

Meet Sarah
1
Pork Chops Peas and Potatoes
7
Trading Names
13
Broom
21
Granny Belle Gets Mad
31
Tornadoes and Tacos
37
Anyone Can Eat Squid
46
Sarahs Fortune
54
Wongs Wings
60
Here comes Sarah Simpson
68
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Phyllis Reynolds Naylor was born in Anderson, Indiana on January 4, 1933. She received a bachelor's degree from American University in 1963. Her first children's book, The Galloping Goat and Other Stories, was published in 1965. She has written more than 135 children and young adult books including Witch's Sister, The Witch Returns, The Bodies in the Bessledorf Hotel, A String of Chances, The Keeper, Walker's Crossing, Bernie Magruder and the Bats in the Belfry, Please Do Feed the Bears, and The Agony of Alice, which was the first book in the Alice series. She has received several awards including the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Night Cry and the Newberry Award for Shiloh.

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