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WordGirl: Word Up

3.57  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Only a superhero like WordGirl, endowed with power punches and dictionary strength, can put word-wrenching scoundrels back in their place!

Disguised as mild-mannered 5th grader Becky Botsford, WordGirl arrived on planet Earth when she and her monkey sidekick, Captain Huggy Face, crashed their spaceship. In classic superhero form, WordGirl possesses super strength with the a
Paperback, 64 pages
Published February 7th 2012 by KaBOOM!
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Sep 09, 2014 rated it liked it
Oh, Word Girl. If I did not have such affection for all things PBS, I might be tempted to banish you from my house. But you have entered, and you have conquered my children, especially my superhero-loving-six-year-old boy, and now I am doomed to read you aloud for all eternity. At least each book comes with two separate stories, which can each be read alone.

P.S. For a superhero whose power is vocabulary, you think you'd need more than 2 words per episode to defeat the bad guys!
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Aug 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
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I give WordGirl:Word Up four stars. I thought I would be a little more impressed with it then I was. I really enjoyed it! I especially liked and laughed at the part when the family eats too much and lies on rocks, falls asleep and feels better.
Word Girl is a PBS TV superheroine with a big vocabulary and vague super powers. That's really all you need to know before reading these stories.
This print volume involves two stories, both related to food-themed super-villains. No, really.
The first story centers around Word Girl's secret identity, a fifth-grader named Becky, and her family. The father has entered an essay contest, with the grand prize being a chance to drive a ham-themed truck through town as a publicity stunt. What could poss
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