EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken by Sally Warner

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EllRay Jakes is tired of being bullied by fellow classmate Jared Matthews. But when EllRay tries to defend himself, he winds up in trouble. Then his dad offers him a deal: If he stays out of trouble for one week, they'll go to Disneyland! EllRay says he can do it. But saying it and doing it are two very different things.
 

About Sally Warner

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Sally Warner lives in Altadena, California. Jamie Harper lives in Weston, Massachusetts.
 
Published May 12, 2011 by Puffin. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The third installment in this series about third-grader with a penchant for "messing up" (EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken, 2011, etc.) revisits an unfortunately evergreen theme from the first book: bullying.

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Read full review > This second series entry (EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken, 2011) features an unofficial popularity contest and EllRay's struggles to extricate himself from the fix he gets into after he tries to take a shortcut to earn the respect of ...

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This second series entry (EllRay Jakes Is Not a Chicken, 2011) features an unofficial popularity contest and EllRay's struggles to extricate himself from the fix he gets into after he tries to take a shortcut to earn the respect of his classmates.

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When bully Jared reveals he's after EllRay because EllRay once hurt his feelings, it feels a bit pat, although the resolution is realistic: The boys don't become best friends, but they learn to get along.

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EllRay is shorter than everyone in his third-grade class—even the girls, who include Emma of Warner's Only Emma and its sequels.

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this is the second book in Sally Warner's EllRay Jakes series, following EllRay Jakes is Not a Chicken.

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