The Talented Clementine

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Hyperion Book CH, Apr 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
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Winner or washout?
When it comes to tackling third grade, Clementine is at the top of her game—okay, so maybe not all the time.  After her teacher announces that the third and fourth graders will be putting on a talent show, Clementine panics.  She doesn’t sing or dance or play an instrument.  She can’t even hop with finesse.  And as if she didn't feel bad enough, her perfect best friend, Margaret, has so many talents, she has to alphabetize them to keep them straight…

As the night of the big "Talent-palooza" draws closer, Clementine is desperate for an act, any act.  But the unexpected talent she demonstrates at the show surprises everyone--most of all herself.
 This Clementine sequel is sure to bring the house down!

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This one was just a teeny bit sappy & cliched. Still wonderful. Oh I hope there are more and more and somehow the author keeps up the good work. Tell the illustrator that the 2-page spreads in which ... Read full review

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User Review  - kbuffum13 - LibraryThing

In class the teacher announces that the students in the 3rd and 4th grade will be putting on a Talent-palooza. This makes Clementine nervous because she feels as if she has no talent. She doesn’t ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2008)

Sara Pennypacker was a painter before becoming a writer, and has two absolutely fabulous children who are now grown. She has written several books, including Clementine and The Talented Clementine, illustrated by Marla Frazee; Stuart's Cape and Stuart Goes to School, both illustrated by Martin Matje, and Dumbstruck. Sara lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.


Marla Frazee did the illustrations for the first two books in the Clementine series. She is author/illustrator of Walk On!, Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert, and Roller Coaster. She is also the illustrator of The Seven Silly Eaters, Everywhere Babies,and a bunch of other books. Marla works in a small backyard cabin under an avocado tree in Pasadena, California.

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