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Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing up Scieszka
Start date
November 15, 2011
Finish date
January 17, 2012
Why we're reading this
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award nominee 2012.

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What did you think of Knucklehead?
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last updated Jan 24, 2012 01:19PM

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I've always loved Jon Scieszka, so it didn't take much convincing to get me to pick up his memoir, written specifically for younger readers. Scieszka tells the story of growing up in a family of six boys in Flint, Michigan, and the stories were even funnier than I expected. By reading this book you'll discover how the 2nd Scieszka learned how to cook because he liked stirring oatmeal better than scooping book, why September birthdays are the worst, and the fun of having a sword fight with your b ...more