My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee

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Kids will relate to Elizabeth’s fervent wish to be called by her proper name.
 

About Annika Dunklee

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Annika Dunklee was born in Uppsala, Sweden, to a Scottish father and a Swedish mother. She bases a lot of her stories on her own childhood memories. My Name Is Elizabeth! was inspired by anyone who dislikes having his or her name shortened, lengthened, mispronounced or mangled in some way.
 
Published August 1, 2011 by Kids Can Press. 24 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After all, though she may seem part Olivia and part Lilly (with just a smidgen of Chrysanthemum), right on the cover the protagonist declares, “My name is Elizabeth!” She then lauds the virtues of her "nine letters long" moniker, concluding, “I also like that there is a queen named after me!” Ala...

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Gregarious Elizabeth, who pals around with her pet duck, simply adores her name.

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City Book Review

Elizabeth loves everything about her name: the way it looks, the way it sounds, the way her mouth feels when she says it.

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Portland Book Review

In Annika Dunklee’s debut children’s book My Name is Elizabeth, when Elizabeth hears a nickname, she gulps, sighs, ignores, and walks away.

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KidsReads

We see Elizabeth going about her day --- having breakfast, walking to school --- constantly correcting people who want to call her silly names like Beth or Lizzy.

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Youth Services Book Review

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