Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Read All About It! (Dear Know it-all, #1)” as Want to Read:
Read All About It! (Dear Know it-all, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Read All About It!

(Dear Know-It-All #1)

by
4.32  ·  Rating details ·  161 ratings  ·  14 reviews
In this start to an all-new series, Samantha begins writing her school paper’s advice column—and finds out fast that some things are easier said than written.

Every middle-school girl has questions about her future, but to star school newspaper reporter Samantha Martone, getting the scoop is her life. Sam plans to travel the world someday as a journalist, and in the meantim
...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Simon Spotlight
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Read All About It!, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Read All About It!

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
4.32  · 
Rating details
 ·  161 ratings  ·  14 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Jennifer Goodman
It was a great book with good romance and I highly recommend it.
Nam
Sep 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
A bit too much romance for my tastes, but it was well written
Katie Fitzgerald
Dear Know-It-All is a paperback middle grade series by Rachel Wise about a seventh grader named Samantha Martone, who writes the anonymous advice column, “Dear Know-It-All” for her school newspaper. There are 11 books in the series, and I read the first eight, because that is all I could find in my local libraries.

The series focuses mainly on two things: writing and romance. Samantha - or Sam, as she is often called - is a star reporter on her school newspaper. The other star reporter is Michae
...more
Pam
Mar 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Middle school student Samantha gets chosen to write the school newspaper's Miss Know-it-all's column. Also a reporter for the paper, she attends school board meetings where she stirs up trouble with the principal. Also she and her best friend both like the same guy. What letter will she choose to answer in her first column?
Hong
Dec 21, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, funny
A really fun read! The narration was sometimes clunky, occasionally closer to Fancy Nancy than a 9-12 novel, but this would be a good transition series for fourth/fifth graders moving from series like Rainbow Magic to "real" novels. Sam is a believable protagonist who thinks much like a twelve/thirteen-year-old girl should. Her interest in journalism is fun and interesting. The plot progresses well and Read All About It is overall a quick and fun read.
Hoover Public Library Kids and Teens
This series opener is a winner! Great for tweens interested in being a journalist, but it will definitely appeal to any kid who has to juggle family, friends, school, and extracurriculars. And deal with a crush on top of all that!
Chelsey
Aug 12, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
Mostly charming, but with some messages I didn't care for (like that mocking celebrities poorly photographed in swimsuits is a good and normal hobby).
Esther
May 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
so much fun you dont want it to end
Gina
Dec 10, 2016 added it
Shelves: emmas-books-2016
Finished 12/9/16
Sharly
Oct 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great Great Great
Elizabeth
It was a good book
Emma
Sep 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this book!
Ashley
rated it it was amazing
Feb 04, 2014
Brenda
rated it really liked it
Mar 21, 2014
Wynter Mack
rated it it was amazing
Oct 11, 2015
Samantha
rated it it was amazing
Jun 23, 2014
Bridget
rated it it was amazing
Aug 24, 2013
Megurine
Mar 19, 2014 rated it liked it
it was interesting,friendship and drama at the same time!!! congrats rachel
Ravneet
rated it liked it
Feb 12, 2016
Chelsea Coca
rated it it was amazing
May 14, 2017
Jiwoo Lee
rated it it was amazing
Aug 09, 2016
Marissa
rated it liked it
Aug 24, 2012
Riri Hill
rated it it was amazing
Jun 28, 2013
Nina
rated it it was amazing
Nov 10, 2015
Parker Hansen
rated it it was amazing
Mar 09, 2014
Mouse
rated it it was amazing
Mar 17, 2013
Linda Randall
rated it it was amazing
May 08, 2013
Cathrine
rated it it was amazing
Aug 19, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Genie Wishes
  • Samphire Song
  • The Daring Escape of the Misfit Menagerie
  • Rufus Goes to School
  • Kate the Great, Except When She's Not
  • The Exiles at Home (The Exiles, #2)
  • Lost Train of Thought (The Seems, #3)
  • Stealing Air
  • Penelope Crumb (Penelope Crumb #1)
  • Intrigue (Lady Grace Mysteries, #9)
  • Ghost Town (Saranormal, #1)
  • Kidnapped and Catriona
  • The Brixen Witch
  • The Year of the Baby (Anna Wang #2)
  • What Child Is This?: A Christmas Story
  • The Scorpions of Zahir
  • The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm
  • This Journal Belongs to Ratchet
See similar books…

Other books in the series

Dear Know-It-All (1 - 10 of 12 books)
  • Set the Record Straight! (Dear Know it-all, #2)
  • A Level Playing Field (Dear Know it-all, #3)
  • Old Story, New Twist (Dear Know it-all, #4)
  • Everyone's a Critic (Dear Know-it-all, #5)
  • Digital Disaster! (Dear Know-it-all, #6)
  • Black and White and Gray All Over (Dear Know-it-all, #7)
  • Texting 1, 2, 3 (Dear Know-it-all, #8)
  • Cast Your Ballot! (Dear Know-it-all, #9)
  • Breaking News (Dear Know-it-all, #10)
  • Late Edition (Dear Know-it-all, #11)
“Love is not fact based. It’s not something we can shut down when it gets out of our control,” 0 likes
“It’s just what happens when all the pieces fall into place.” 0 likes
More quotes…