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3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  60 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
The lively characters from The Best Seat in Second Grade return in this new tale of classroom fun, in which Luna and Mr. Hopper try to save the Family Night program. Full color.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published 2006)
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Dec 31, 2016 Karen added it
Shelves: fiction, elementary
Appropriately named Luna loves the midnight sky and outer space as much as Mr. Hopper her second grade teacher. This leads to an idea from Luna to have a midnight family circus for Familt Night.
Katie Fitzgerald
Luna loves space, and she thinks Mr. Hopper is the best teacher because he loves it too.When Mr. Hopper asks for ideas for family night, Luna's hand is up right away to share her idea for a "midnight circus" with a space theme. The class isn't crazy about space, but they take the circus idea and run with it, planning all kinds of ordinary circus events and dismissing Luna's space plans. As the class works on their circus, Luna sadly retires much of her beloved space gear, gathering up the items ...more
Luna and her teacher, Mr. Hopper, both love the night sky, but Luna is upset when her idea for Family Night is ignored and the class plans a special circus event instead.When the students discover that another 2nd grade class is also planning a circus for Family Night, Mr. Hooper encourages Luna to come to the rescue with plans for a wonderful “Midnight Circus.” Young readers will like this title for its pleasing cartoon watercolors, easy vocabulary, and entertaining storyline, making it a solid ...more
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Aug 22, 2016 Rosa Cline rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, science
This is a level 2 that in my opinion should have been level 3. More complex words and sentences. But was a very nice different type of story. A little girl has had to move in the middle of the school year and was afraid of making new friends. But she immediately enjoys her teacher that she finds has the same intrest in the moon, sky,stars etc. She has a suggestion for Family Night and at first everyone thinks is dumb but she saves the day and everyone enjoys learning about the constellations etc ...more
May 01, 2014 Judy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Was a fun easy read. I got it for my soon to be 2nd grader, and he enjoyed it. I think it would be good for beginner readers as well as a quick read for the more advance to give them some more reading skills.
Dec 15, 2009 Jamie rated it really liked it
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Beginning Reader. A story about Luna and he idea to present a midnight circus using the moon, stars, and planets to the parents on family night.
Apr 13, 2016 Rebecca rated it liked it
Shelves: early-readers
A wonderful school story of a class working together to create a play. Solid higher level early reader.
Aug 13, 2010 Daniela rated it it was amazing
I liked Family Night. I liked the show they did. It was amazing and cool. I like the night. I like the story too. I loved the story. It was so cool.
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I liked when they were dancing so if you like dancing alot and there familes come there going to call it the midnight dance.
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