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Amelia Takes Command (Amelia's Notebooks #4)

4.02  ·  Rating details ·  525 Ratings  ·  21 Reviews
Amelia's notebooks entertain readers with great stories about the ups and downs of growing up, told from the perspective of an inquisitive, insightful 10-year-old girl. What's more, her witty words and whimsical doodles encourage girls to express their creativity by drawing and writing about their own lives.Amelia escapes a classroom bully when she heads off to Space Camp ...more
Published January 1st 1999 by American Girl Publishing Inc (first published 1998)
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Laura Regan
Jul 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Amelia, the science-loving, artistic, and independent 5th grader takes us into her personal journal- allowing us into the inner-workings of a ten-year old's brain. The book is written to look like a journal, with drawings and personalized touches. Students will love really diving into the interesting and unique mechanics of this book. Imbedded in the hilarious stories Amelia tells is a story of bullying. Read to find out how Amelia deals with another student who is far from nice to her. This tex ...more
May 04, 2015 rated it liked it
when Amelia starts fifth grade,she ends up without a friend.on top of that,she got the evil witch ms. busby. and if that's not bad enough,a girl named Hilary starts bullying her about everything!It seems like life is hopeless when one afternoon she gets a postcard from Nadia that says she can come to space camp with her. she tells her mom and she DOESN'T SAY NO! at space camp,she gets to be commander,just what she wanted! when she goes back to school, she tells Hilary off. this story also has th ...more
Nov 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Here is another great Amelia book that students can use to inspire their journals off of. Students can make their own journals and put anything they want in it such as stickers, stamps, wrapping paper etc to make it their own personal journal. I would encourage them to use a lot of different types of media. They would use these journals to write in when they come in the classroom every morning.
Mar 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-5-stars
4.5 stars I love this books. It is written liked it is a little girl in her school note book. It talks about all the fun a 5th grade girl can have. She goes to space camp,deals with stupid boys and a girl bully.....

It is fun to read but a little long for smaller kids. More for 8-12 year old I would guess. I thought it was fun!!
Leiah Jansen
Jun 21, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: library-book
Another cute Amelia's notebook. I think I recognized some of the drawings in this one as ones that inspired my own drawings in my own black&white composition notebooks as a kid. Always a special place in my heart for Amelia's Notebooks.
Feb 26, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Simona-- I'm kind of intense
Hell, I know this makes me a six year old, but I can't hold it in: I LOVED how she FINALLY did a man-up in the end and actually stood up for herself.
Mar 14, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
ok one
Apr 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: graphicnovels-mg
Definitely an inspiring story to my 4th/5th grade self. Re-read like 100 times because the ending is so great.
Jun 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
my favorite one!
Sean MacKenzie
Oct 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Amelia is so much fun!
Nov 12, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
this is such an adorable book for my elementary kiddos. especially my reluctant readers. a smaller version of diary of a wimpy kid, and for girls!
Feb 23, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jan 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I have always loved these books. I grew up on them. And last night I found them in my closet and had to read them again. :)
Oct 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was one of my favorite Amelia books. She goes to this really cool NASA summer camp.
Sep 09, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rf-girls
Another fun notebook from Moss. This time Amelia is dealing with a typical middle-school bully. She deals with it by writing in her notebook and focusing on a fun science camp.
Tessa Miller
Jul 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I love Amelia books they are awesome.
Jun 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
tells you how to be bully proof. i like the story
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I’ve been making children’s books for a looooong time. I sent my first picture book to publishers when I was nine, but it wasn’t very good and they didn’t publish it. I didn’t try again until I was a grown-up and then it took five years of sending out stories, getting them rejected, revising them and sending them back over and over until I got my first book. Now I’ve pub
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