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Alle halten mich für einen Jungen

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- Jaha, sa læreren, - vi får vel ønske den nye gutten Simon Kroll velkommen i klassen.

Den nye gutten! Simon! Med ett gikk det opp for meg at det var meg hun snakket om. Det var det idiotiske navnet Simone som hadde skylden. Skulle jeg si det som det var? "Unnskyld, men det må være en feiltakelse. Jeg er faktisk jente." Jeg kjente forsiktig på de kortklipte krøllene. Håret
Published 1986 by Ueberreuter (first published 1984)
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Apr 18, 2011 may rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fruitloops & Dipsticks is a hilarious story about a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional family. It's not a long book but it's crammed full with amusing episodes about 12 year old Simone, who poses for most of the story as Simon. This is because her teacher mistook her for a boy when she started at her new school. I'm sure you can imagine some of the eventualities that come as a result of this mistake.

The protagonist, Simone, is smart but also witty and she keeps the story going at a fas
Mar 11, 2013 ☆Antigone♪ rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fruitloops and Dipsticks is a coming-of-age/gender identity novel about a girl called Simone who is mistaken for a boy by her teacher when she starts at her new school (hence the name Simon). Simone comes to accept her family’s - and her own - eccentricities, and learns a lot about life and love (she gets kissed by a girl who thinks she is a guy and she also kisses a boy she likes) along the way.
I bought this with my pocket money in 1986 and read it many times. So many times, in fact, that I covered the fraying dust jacket with sticky foil eventually. I guess, I liked stories about girls pretending to be boys and having to deal with all the funny pitfalls even then.

But contemporary children's books from Sweden like this one - or like "Wie eine Hecke voller Himbeeren" ("Om livet är dig kärt") held an extraordinary appeal just by being so gloriously unrestricted and open. German children'
Будучи под благоприятным впечатлением от прочитанной ранее Умеешь ли ты свистеть, Йоханна?, я откопала еще одну книжечку Старка.
Что с меня взять, люблю я иногда эти приятные штучки, про становление личности под влиянием всяких каверзных ситуаций, когда ГГ в конце встает и всем показывает класс.
В данной книжульке наблюдается доля здорового идиотизма (неординарные персонажи), интерпретация “упоротых” и “линейных”, и пара забавных моментов. За вечерок можно прочесть. Не могу сказать, что безоговоро
Jun 07, 2016 Irina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I quite liked this one. A quick read with enough crazy to make me laugh, but still serious enough to make me think about some things.
Dec 18, 2014 Billie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Il Paradiso dei Matti" appare come una classica commedia dell'errore, in cui la povera ragazzina si ritrova ad avere un nome che nella nuova scuola considerano maschile e perciò inizia a fingersi un ragazzo.
Il libro è scritto con una freschezza e innocenza ideale per la lettura dei bambini, e tratta di temi, per esempio la scoperta della sessualità, l'amore, l'introduzione di una nuova figura paterna, la morte, e tanti altri, molto indicati per la crescita del bambino, e lo fa con tatto e nessu
Tatyana Naumova
Не готова морально, что в 12 девочки будут снимать трусы перед мальчиками, но в остальном книга милая.
Jan 02, 2016 Becky rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Funny, quirky read.
Jun 19, 2011 Iryna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
That is a book for kids and about kids. And as with any kids book an adult can find in it some philosophical question. Am I a fruitloop or a dipstick? I don't know. Maybe both. The book is well written and is easy to read.
This book contains all the complications that will happen when your class friends think you are a boy, when you really is a girl. This is a funny childrens book, and remember it very well.
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Ulf Gottfrid Stark is a Swedish author and screenwriter (he has adapted several of his own books for film and wrote the screenplay for the 1999 film Tsatsiki, morsan och polisen).
Stark has collaborated with the illustrators Anna Höglund and Mati Lepp.
From 1989 to 1998 he was an elected member of the Swedish Academy for Children's Books Svenska barnboksakademin.
In 1998 he received the Nordic Childr
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