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Judy Moody (Judy Moody #1)

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  12,129 Ratings  ·  725 Reviews
The first installment in the popular and best-selling series starring Judy Moody. To start, Judy Moody doesn't have high hopes for third grade. Her new desk won't have an armadillo sticker with her name on it. Her new classroom will not have a porcupine named Roger. And with her luck, she'll get stuck sitting in the first row, where Mr. Todd will notice every time she trie ...more
ebook, 152 pages
Published August 1st 2010 by Candlewick Press (MA) (first published 2000)
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siya Yes she is writing many. She has over thirty in the series. There are Judy's better brother stink series to. Some books of stink series are, stink the…moreYes she is writing many. She has over thirty in the series. There are Judy's better brother stink series to. Some books of stink series are, stink the amazing jawbreaker, etc.
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Feb 25, 2012 Renee rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids-books
This review consists of two parts: 1. My daughter's review (she's 8) and 2. my review (the Mom's).


I think Judy Moody is funny and I would be friends with her in real life. We have some things that are the same; like, we're both in Grade 3, we both have little brothers, and we both have a pet cat. There are some really funny parts in this book. In a spelling test, Judy has to find five words out of GINO'S EXTRA CHEESE PIZZA, she finds the words tree, Texas, and taxi, but instead she
Dec 09, 2015 Angel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am reading this book right now, and it's pretty funny and good.
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carte judy moody are toane megan mcdonald editura gama

Judy Moody este o fetiță plină de toane care nu este deloc mulțumită de... aproape nimic! Faptul că vacanța de vară se termină și ea trebuie să se ducă la școală nu reprezintă o fericire pentru ea. Dimpotrivă, se gândește la toate lucrurile diferite din noul an de școală și la toate lucrurile care ar putea să nu-i convină.

Frățiorul ei mai mic pe nume Stink nu este nici el de ajutor atunci când Judy are toane și nici familia ei. Poate că prietenul ei
Jun 27, 2010 Jimmy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Judy Moody. Lagi mood. Bukan mood bagus. Mood jelek. Liburan udah selesai. Waktunya masuk sekolah. Tapi dia belom pergi kemana-mana selama liburan musim panas. Untunglah, dia udah makan ikan hiu. Jadi, mood jeleknya sedikit terobati.

Judy Moody. Lagi mood. Bukan mood bagus. Mood jelek. Sampulnya bagus. Keren. Ada bolongannya. Delapan buah. Kenapa delapan? Karena huruf ‘o’-nya ada delapan. Kalo yang dibolongin huruf ‘d’, maka bolongannya hanya ada lima. Ngga penting deh, bahas bolongan. Pokoknya k
Nov 29, 2008 Jess rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Chapter book - series
For 2nd-4th grade

Judy Moody starts 3rd grade and struggles to find a good mood while she deals with her little brother, school projects, and friendships in this funny chapter book.

Divided into fairly episodic short chapters, this entertaining read tells the story of how Judy Moody started third grade. Younger readers will feel for Judy's bad moods and frustrations over the class's "Me" project and the attempts at friendship from paste-eating boys. Judy is no girly girl, and
Mar 19, 2009 Roos rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Syl dan polisi-polisinya.
Recommended to Roos by: Furious
Shelves: teenlit, 2009
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Jackie "the Librarian"
Judy is not happy about starting third grade, where she just knows she will have to sit next to Frank again. Frank, who eats paste and who gave her five valentines in kindergarten, cupcakes on numerous holidays in first grade, and who indeed is in the seat next to her when she arrives in her third grade classroom, and immediately passes her an invitation to his birthday party. Sheesh!

Plus, unlike all the kids, she doesn't have a shirt that says something, like Orlando, or Paris, or... anything!
Nov 22, 2012 Aaliyah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I like this book because it is very fun
I recommend this book because you can enjoy this book
Judy Moody was in a mood, not in a good mood, a bad mood is about
Judy Moody like to collect the pizza tables, On the 1st day of school Mr Todd told Rocky that he will get the pizza downstairs. When Rocky comes back with the pizza, Judy told Mr Todd that can she get the pizza table Mr Todd told Judy You can get the pizza table if you are in good mood tomorrow.
Trinidy Oriz
Feb 08, 2016 Trinidy Oriz is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
i think that this is going to be a good book.Because when i read this book i get deep into the book and I picture what is going on and also what i am this is why i think its going to be a good book
Dec 05, 2009 earthy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile, beginner
Judy Moody starts off third grade in a very bad mood, but the experience grows on her when her class is assigned a project to create a “me” collage.

The black and white images made with watercolors, pencil, and ink appear throughout the story to supplement various scenes (such as Judy’s attendance at Frank’s birthday party and a delightfully jumbled, two-page spread of Judy’s completed “me” collage). Though the images aren’t essential to the understanding of the story, they are a nice touch that
Sep 15, 2012 Brenda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
I first read all of the books about Stink before beginning my introduction to the Judy Moody series and was defiantly not disappointed. Judy Moody was just that moody. Sometimes her mood was bad, good and she even had a "back to school mood," but most of all she had them all. Written in short chapters the book details some of the events and her feelings with the beginning of third grade. What with having to sit next to the boy who eats paste and not her best friend Rocky, and even having to comp ...more
Sep 28, 2009 Dolly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is the second Judy Moody book we've read and we've really enjoyed both of them. Although the moodiness can get a little old, our girls can really empathize with her experiences, her joys, her anxieties, her frustrations, her collections... And the story is humorous and fast paced. We will definitely look for more Judy Moody stories.
Ahmad Sharabiani
Judy Moody, c2000, Megan McDonald
عنوان: جودی انجمن مخفی تشکیل میدهد؛ نویسنده: مگان مک دونالد؛ تصویرگر: پیتر اچ. رینولدز؛ مترجم: محبوبه نجف خانی؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، نشر افق، چاپ نخست 1385، در 108 ص، مصور، از سری: جلد 1 از 12 جلد جودی دمدمی؛ گروه سنی: ج، شابک: 9789643693497؛ موضوع: کتابهای کودکان، داستانهای تخیلی، ماجرایی، داستان خواهران و برادران
Sep 24, 2008 Trisha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book for someone about in 2nd grade or 3rd grade.
WAYYY to immature for a higher grade level. But still, its a cute book anyway.
Siddharth Chakravarthy
After Penelope Perfect , It's Judy Moody Now :D
Aww...Stink is so innocent :'P ^_^
Kevin McGuire
Forgive all of the Judy Moody books I will adding to Good Reads in the coming weeks. I will be interviewing Megan McDonald for a children's library event and I'm preparing!

Courtney Umlauf
Judy Moody has a lot in common with other lead characters in books geared towards 3rd grade girls: she wants to be a doctor; she learns about climate change and finds a way to make a difference; she solves a mystery; she fancies herself a predictor of the future. But Judy isn't as simperingly sweet and angelic as Nancy Clancy, and not as bratty as Ivy and Bean.

McDonald has found the sweet spot in the middle: Judy loves learning about everything, but she also has trouble paying attention in scho
4.5 stars. I saw these pop up and I was just curious. Who is Judy Moody? Is she always Moody? After reading this I can honestly say that Judy is a great girl, and I laughed aloud during many of the parts in this book.

Say hello to Judy Moody, say hello to her little brother (Stink) and her parents and her cat. They are a typical family. Judy doesn’t really like her brother, they prank each other, annoy each other, but you can see that she cares about him a lot, even if she would never confess to
Jessica Hall
Meet Judy. Judy is in a mood all the time. Not a good mood though, she doesn't like anything, or if she does, she makes sure no one knows about it. Judy Moody is constantly grumpy, never with a smile on her face and forever annoyed with her little brother, or little 'bother' as she likes to call him, Stink.
It is a new year at school, which means a new class and a new teacher. Judy is not happy. But when class teacher Mr Toad, sorry I mean Mr Todd, sets their first project; to do a 'Me' collage,
Feb 24, 2011 Nina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
I finished this in a very short time, but in that span of time, I got a whole lot out of it. This is Judy Moody's first book. We're introduced to this girl, who isn't like your average girl. She's different. As the cover states, "Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood." Judy is certainly different. She has grouchy pencils (which I want!), hundreds of cool band-aids and a set goal in mind for her future. It's nice reading about a 3rd grader set on becoming a doctor and already prep ...more
Jun 12, 2010 Imas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lucu banget...pokoknya bikin mood...bukan mood jelek.mood bagus...cerita tentang judy moody yang kesel karena musim liburan akan berakhir dan harus kembali ke sekolah..(guwe banget yah...hahaha...) Aku baca buku ini saat penugasan untuk diklat di pusdiklat kalibata yang mana bikin bete karena jauh nek...Untuk menjaga mood bagus, perjalanan kereta dari Serpong sampai turun di stasiun cawang sudah dipersiapkan beberapa buku-buku cerita anak2 yang diperkirakan akan membuat happy perjalanan. Ternyat ...more
Aurora Becher
I rate this book three stars because while it's cute and funny it is not something for my age group. Judy Moody is very thrilled about school and starting third grade. She didn't feel like getting up in the morning, getting ready, or doing homework. She didn't like that her new classroom would not have an animal sticker with her name on it or a class pet. She finds out that it is not that bad though. Her family gets a "pet" Venus fly trap and she thinks it is the coolest thing ever. She ends up ...more
Aug 26, 2010 an rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: punya

awal na tertarik dengan cover na yang berlubang dan berwatna hijau pada lubang na. serta ada na nama ilustrator di sana. pasti buku yang tidak membosankan dengan gambar-gambar menarik di dalam na.

ilustrasi sampul, kirain judy ini tokoh cowok, ternyata cewek. pantes banget mood na sering naik turun (kq jadi gender gini ya?). saat habis kesempatam liburan na dan kembali masuk sekolah, siapa sih yang ga malas. dari kehidupan bebas kembali ke rutinitas. wajarlah kalau mood judy ga bagus. nam
Angela Bailey
Title / Author / Publication Date:
Judy Moody Was In A Mood. / Megan McDonald. Peter Reynolds (ill.) / 1999.

Genre: Juvenile Realistic Fiction.

Format: Chapter book - print.

Plot summary:
"Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage" (NoveList).

Considerations or precautions for readers advisory:
moodiness, third grade girls, bad days, grouches, humor

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Jul 20, 2015 Benjamin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My favorite scene was when Judy Moody was searching for special rocks with her friend Rocky and her little brother Stink. Her brother Stink was the typical younger sibling who always found ways to innocently sabotage her. He found a small rock that he thought was a black diamond. Judy inspected it and claimed it might have been a moon rock. But the only way to tell for sure was to smash it - SMASH! Judy clobbered Stink’s rock, which quickly turned into dust. This may sound mean, but don’t worry. ...more
Jul 02, 2011 Kari rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Life is such a disappointment when an uneventful summer comes to an end with nothing to show for it. Judy Moody is an outgoing, spunky third grader who will have readers laughing as they witness the relatable perils that befall her on a daily basis, from having to sit next to Frank Eats-Paste Pearl in school to getting peed on by a toad, sparking on the need for Judy and her best friend Rocky to create the exclusive Toad Pee Club. This beginning of the eight-part Judy Moody series introduces rea ...more
Judy Moody Was In A Mood is the first in the collection of books about Judy Moody. Judy faces many of the challenges that children face as they mature. Judy must endure school, learn to like her teacher, learn to befriend the strange boy in class and tolerate her little brother.

Judy Moody Was In A Mood would be appropriate for readers between seven and ten years old. Children that enjoy contemporary realistic fiction, humorous characters and stories about tension between siblings may enjoy this
Michelle. D.
Sep 06, 2010 Michelle. D. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved the all Judy Moody books when I was kid! They were always so adventurous and interesting. Megan really knows hot to write books for kids withour making them too complicated or too easy. The illustrations are really good to. When I was a kid, I would always try to draw and recreate the pictures. I really love Judy's cat, Mouse?,. It's just that he's? always there randomly.Stink was amazing character too. Smart and funny. I find it hilarious that a parent would name there kid Stink. I love ...more
Erin Mccormick
Sep 22, 2016 Erin Mccormick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Judy moody not like to sitting in the first of her class room with mr.todd she was not happy to go to school she was going to school with pj and a shirt the she make a shark on her shirt then she win and wait for bus stop with her friend the he said he like it the win she got home she don't want to go to frank house party so she want be not want to. My favorite is that when Judy send a note to my favorite thing is that the note Judy send to rocky and mr.todd find out she did. I thing this book J ...more
Abduraafi Andrian
Apr 10, 2015 Abduraafi Andrian rated it liked it
Shelves: e-book, 2015, english
My 2nd reading english book project.

Welldone. It's illustrated book that told me sometimes mood is in charge and let it be.

Judy Moody--yes it's her name--had a project called Me college. And she had to tell all about her including her hobbies, clubs she join, her worst and funniest things ever.

I know that she was a lovely character, although she used to pranked her brother, Stink. She finished her Me college. Her teacher, Mr. Todd said that she had imagination. Even, her dad proud of her--indeed
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"Sometimes I think I am Judy Moody," says Megan McDonald, author of the Judy Moody series, the Stink series, and THE SISTERS CLUB. "I'm certainly moody, like she is. Judy has a strong voice and always speaks up for herself. I like that."

For Megan McDonald, being able to speak up for herself wasn't always easy. She grew up as the youngest of five sisters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her father, an
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