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Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy (Junie B. Jones #11)

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What's the bestest job ever? A beauty shop guy, that's what! And Junie B. Jones is going to be one when she grows up. But first she needs a little practice. And a few volunteers. Like her bunny slippers. And her dog. And maybe even...herself? Is Junie B. on her way to a great new career? Or is she about to have the worst hair day ever?
Paperback, 67 pages
Published November 3rd 2010 by Random House (first published January 1st 1998)
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Bookslut
Jan 14, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: iris
Rotten, and what a shame. These books could be mega funny and perfect for sassy little kids, but the decision to write in first person with 'childlike' grammar was insufferable to me. I wouldn't mind if the dialogue was handled that way, but to read a whole book, dialoge and narration, like a three year old is too repellent to me. Also, Junie B. talks and seems to think just like my three year old, but she's supposed to be in kindergarten. There's a lot of language development and maturing that ...more
HeavyReader
This is the best of the Junie B. Jones books that I have read so far. This one is more believable than the others. Sure, I can believe a little kid could get obsessed with cutting hair and disobey her parents and chop up her own hair. Although why Junie B's parents were dumb enough to trust her with regular scissors and not get her the special kindergarten kind that only cut paper, I will never know.

Something that bothers me about Junie B. is that she acts in a really obnoxious way, and then she
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Meredith
dont EVER cut your own hair!
Genna
May 10, 2016 rated it liked it
Personal Response:
I gave this book a three out of five stars, because it was a funny and easy to read book. I think that this book is one of my favorite Junie B Jones books, because I could relate to it. Just like Junie, I went through a stage where I really liked cutting things. I think that a lot of kids would enjoy this book.

Plot:
When Junie had decided that she wanted to become a hairstylist, she found a lot of ways to practice. First, she used her stuffed animals and she realized their hair
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Erynne Dehler
Oct 27, 2014 rated it liked it
Junie B Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy is about a young girl who finds out who she wants to be when she grows up, a beauty shop guy. When she first starts out she practices on her stuffed animals and when their hair does not grow back she practices on her dog. When her dogs hair does not grow back she thinks her mother and father are going to be really upset and so she hides them under her bed. When her mother finds them she takes Junie’s scissors away so she cannot cut her stuffed animals hair agai ...more
Taylor
Mar 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
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Kaitlyn
Sep 30, 2011 rated it it was ok
Junie B. Jones is a book series that children love to read because of Parks use of humor in her characters. "Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy" is a book about a little girl (Junie) who goes with her father to get his hair cut, which inspires her to be a "beauty shop guy". So she begins to practice her skills on her furry slippers, stuffed animals, her dog, and eventually she practices on her own hair. This book would be very enjoyable for little girls, and even boys, and is a good transitiona ...more
C.E. G
Jan 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: chapter-books
This is the first book I'm reading in my early chapter book binge this winter. Fast and easy way to beef up my readers' advisory skills.

Junie B Jones is really quite funny, in a way that I can appreciate as an adult as well. I know some adults are wary about her "incorrect" grammar, but, as this article contends, there are actually important grammatical and linguistic lessons to be learned from the series.
Alondra
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book was about this girl named junie b jonas that wanted to beacome a barber.She went to a salon with her dad and helped out .She ended up making a mess and ruin the whole barber shop and scare away the clients.It made me feel like funny beacuse she did crazy stuff.I learned to never try to cut peoples hair or u will ruin it.I would recomened this book to everyone beacuse it is a good book and funny
Yasmine J.
Nov 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This spectacular book was incredible!! It made me laugh so hard I almost cried.It was about a girl named Junie B. Jones and she goes to a barber shop with her dad and let's just say it didn't go so well. I learned to be careful when you go to a barber shop.I would have reccomended this book to me as a little kid.
Elisa
Jul 29, 2008 rated it really liked it
THIS BOOK WAS CUTE. I WOULDNT RECOMEND IT FOR KIDS MY AGE(10-11) CAUSE ITS A LITTLE YOUNG. BUT KIDS WHO ARE GOING TO GO INTO FIRST OR SECOND GRADE WOULD LOVE THEM.
Natasha
Jan 29, 2009 rated it really liked it
Junie B. is at it again. She's quite determined to be a beauty shop guy and with "years and years and years of practice", she could possibly be one.
♥☆.*.~L0r3na~.*.☆♥ BANDA the PANDA!!!;)
Junie B Jones wants to be a person that can cut peoples hair. She practices on her dogs hair. She then cuts her own hair by accident.
Lulus
Nov 19, 2008 rated it it was amazing
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Layla
Jul 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
fire 👌
Sam
Jul 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: childhood-reads
I read this to a few kids while babysitting and it brought back soooooo many memories of my childhood. :)
Kristi
Aug 06, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: children-s
Read aloud with my nieces.
Shelby Summerville
Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy is the eleven book in the Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park, and illustrated by Denise Brunkus. We are first introduced to Junie B. in this book as she is waking up one morning, and decides to change her name, to a "brand-new different name!". She rushes into the kitchen, where her mother is feeding her baby brother, Ollie, and her father is reading the paper, to announce her new name. She climbs up in her chair and shouts her new name "Pinkie Glady Gut ...more
Astrid
Mar 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
*Note: This is a review of the entire series as a whole because I feel the same about each book.*

Quite honestly, I think this should be one of the first chapter books you let your kids read. Sure, the grammar is a little off at times (it's a small child, come on!) and the subject matter can get a little crazy (Once again, it's a small child!) these books are entertaining and easy to read for your little readers! My cousin who is 6 LOVES these books, and when I was little I loved them too. Overal
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Paul Hamilton
Sep 21, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: childrens, novel
My seven year-old daughter loves the Junie B. Jones books and I try to sample the stuff people I love are into.

I'll grant the book this: it's funny. Junie's childlike perspective and explanations of things (while maybe a little younger than her supposed five years, by way of comparison with my own recent Kindergartener) are genuinely amusing.

What I didn't love—in fact was kind of horrified by considering the early-reader audience—was the intentionally broken grammar and vocabulary usage in the n
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Ballerinagrace0204
This book is so funny! These books are good books for catching up with your reading challenge. For instance, right now I am about 4 books behind my goal because I had a reading slump in January and most of February. So right now I am reading all of these that I still have.
Justice Parker
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Junie B. Jones father takes her to a beauty shop to get her hair done. Junie B. Jones becomes fascinated with the skills of a barber “hair stylist” and decides that she wants to practice doing hair too. Junie B. Jones finds herself in a lot of trouble after going too far ‘practicing” doing hair.

Circular Connections: After reading each chapter, students complete a one page of reading responses to further their understanding of the story. This is a great practice for text-dependent questions and
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Kristen Carson
Dec 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: t-l-307, fiction
Book Information:
The genre of this book is comedy and humor and is written for grades first, second, and third.
In Junie B.’s next adventure she wants to become a beauty shop guy. After going to the hair salon with her father, Junie B. Jones is able to watch a beautician cut her dad’s hair. The hair cutter lets Junie B. Jones help her clean up the floor. Junie B. Jones goes home and practices on multiple items including the dog, and some slippers, before turning the scissors onto her own hair to
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Jennifer
Nov 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
My niece who just turned 6 and is in grade 1 keeps taking Junie B. Jones books out from her library. I think she may be a year too young for the books (what 6 year old reads 60-120 page books?) But she likes them, so we take turns reading the pages.

Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy is actually a cute story. Junie wants to be a hairdresser and so she practices on her stuffed animals, the family dog, and then on herself. I am sure there are many kids who have done this (well maybe not on the dog
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Andrea Ference
Nov 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
In this book Junie B. Jones starts by going with her father to get a trim at the beauty shop. Junie B. thinks it's pretty cool and she could be a beauty shop guy. Her dad tells her that it takes years and years of practice, so she figures she better get a head start. She practices on her bunny slippers and doesn't do such a great job, and discovers their fur doesn't grow back. She then talks with her friend who sometimes gets to help shampoo people's hair with her aunt. Junie B. is inspired agai ...more
Heather Hilliker
In Junie B.’s next adventure she wants to become a beauty shop guy. After going to the hair salon with her father, Junie B. Jones is able to watch a beautician cut her dad’s hair. The hair cutter lets Junie B. Jones help her clean up the floor. Junie B. Jones goes home and practices on multiple items including the dog, and some slippers, before turning the scissors onto her own hair to practice cutting. Junie B. Jones causes a commotion as always in this children's chapter book. The format of th ...more
Imogen
Feb 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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 Shealin
I thought that this book was hilarious because when Junie B. cuts all the fur off of her white furry slippers she gets in huge trouble. When she got in trouble her mother took her scissors away from her and guess what she had extra scissors that's what! After she got sent to her room for the rest of the night she spied her dog named Tickle she started cutting that dog's fur right off of him! Then when she saw that her dog was bold she hid him under her bed but, just then the dog ran out of the r ...more
Whitney
Sep 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: popular-series
This book used to be one of my absolute favorites when I was in third grade. My teacher would always us Junie B. Jones everyday during class. I used to think she was one of the most funny, outgoing girls I knew. When I saw this book at the library, I had to get it. It's funny how I remember Junie changing her name for the day to "Pinkie Gladys Gutzman."

Junie's mom had to go take her brother to the doctor, so Junie had to go to the barber shop with her dad. She was so excited because that was cer
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Erica Johnson
I love these books by Barbara Park! Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy is the eleventh book in this series. This is a fiction beginner chapter book filled with lots of humor and crazy ideas. I would recommend this book for second graders and older. This book starts off with Junie attending the barber shop with her Dad, becoming obsessed with the features of the shop, and lending a helping hand to the beautician that is cutting her fathers hair. Junie B decides that she wants to become a beautic ...more
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Barbara Park received over 40 awards for her books, including 25 Children's Choice awards.

Park was the daughter of a merchant and a secretary, Doris and Brooke Tidswell. She grew up in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. From 1965 to 1967, she attended Rider College, later finishing her B.S. in 1969 at the University of Alabama. She married Richard A. Park in 1969. She lived in Phoenix, Arizona for
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