Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl (Junie B. Jones, Book 17)
Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus
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It's kindergarten graduation!
All the children in Room Nine are excited when they get their bright white graduation gowns. Mrs. says to keep them in their boxes until the big day. But Junie B. Jones just can't help herself. Then—uh-oh!—an accident happens! Can Junie B. find a way to fix things? Or will graduation be a spotty dotty disaster?
tripping. She played music for us to march in with. And guess what? Room Nine marched better than Room Eight. Except Paulie Allen Puffer kept bowing real silly. And Lynnie kept stepping on people's heels. Plus shy William ran out of the auditorium. And down the hall. And Gus Vallony had to chase him around the parking lot. After that, Principal talked to William a real long time. Plus also, his mother was called in, I believe. “I am not like William,” I told Lucille and Grace. “I am not even
skipping. And all of us hugged and hugged. ’Cause we are the bestest three friends I ever even saw. Graduation week went by very fast. Friday night came in a jiffy. I felt so excited, I couldn't even eat my dinner that good. I got down from my chair. And I ran and ran all over the house. “Settle down,” said Daddy. “Settle down,” said Mother. “Settle down!” I hollered. Then I laughed real loud. ’Cause I am a hoot, that's why! Finally, it was time to go. Mother got my graduation box off
It was my teacher. Mrs. stretched her neck to look back at me. “Is there a problem back there, Junie B.?” she asked. I shook my head real fast. “No, Mrs.! No!” I said. “There isn't a problem. I promise! And so please do not come back here. And I mean it.” Mrs. came back there. And what do you know … All of Room Nine came with her. Mrs. took my cap and gown out of my hands. The children laughed and laughed at that thing. “What kind of dumb gown do you call that?” said Meanie Jim. “I
think about all of this? Hmm?” My face beamed very joyful. “I THINK I LOVE THESE PEOPLE! THAT'S WHAT I THINK!” I hollered. Then Jim said, “Gross!” And Paulie Allen Puffer said, “Gross!” too. After that, all of Room Nine laughed and laughed. And this time … even me! Graduation finally got started. The Room Eight teacher walked up the steps of the stage. She said hello to all the people. Then Mrs. walked up the steps of the stage, too. She was still smiling. “Families and friends … I've
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