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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  29 ratings  ·  3 reviews
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Published 1969 by Scholastic Book Services (first published 1958)

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This is another book that my dislexic brother read voluntarily in the 1960s. I remember reading part of it too when he bought a copy from Scolastic Magazine. (45-cent books--those were the days!) Thanks to Internet Archive for this trip down memory lane.

We really did have secret-friend activities, and work days to make money for class projects. Reading it now, though, I don't find Rupert a believable sixth grade boy, not even for the mid-sixties. A lot of his reactions show that the author was
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wanderer
Mar 12, 2014 rated it liked it
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So dated it's hilarious, but just clever enough to keep reading.

Each story is complete in itself, but they all center around yucky "dames", horrid school, and "Be a gentleman, Rupert!" from his mom.
Melissa
Dec 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: katie, kids, max
This is one of my books from when I was a kid. I think I stole it from my 6th grade classroom (sorry Mrs. Blechinger!) Written in the 1950's, there's the "No Dames corner" and everything is "keen." It's a funny book.
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