Hot Fudge Hero

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Macmillan, Apr 15, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 72 pages
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When Bertie loses his ball in old man Muckleberg's yard, his friend Isobel bets him a hot fudge sundae that he'll never get it back. But Berite has a plan. He goes to the library and takes out a book called "How To Make Friends in Five Easy Steps." Will Bertie win the bet?

In his collection of three short stories for beginning readers, Bertie, the endearing and ever-determined Hot Fudge Hero, learns through trial and error that making friends, playing the saxophone, and getting a strike at the bowling alley take work and patience--and sometimes a little magic.

 

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This book contains three different short stories that all end with the main character, Bertie getting a hot fudge sundae. In each short story Bertie deals with different types of people and situations. His friendship grows for each person as each story goes on.

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Section 1
10
Section 2
21
Section 3
25
Section 4
31
Section 5
46
Section 6
58
Section 7
60
Section 8
64
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About the author (1997)

Pat Brisson is the author of 20 books for young readers, including The Summer My Father Was Ten and Sometimes We Were Brave (both from Boyds Mills Press). A graduate of Rutgers University, she is a former elementary school teacher, school librarian, and public-library reference librarian. Pat lives in New Jersey with her husband.

Diana Cain Bluthenthal is the author and illustrator of "Matilda the Moocher" and "I'm Not Invited?, " and the illustrator of a dozen other books for children. She lives with her husband. two young sons, and pets (including two worms) in North Carolina.

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