Seven-year-old Ramona Quimby's world is turned upside-down when her father unexpectedly loses his job. Things grow tense in the Quimby house, but Ramona resolves to help in any way she can—even downsizing her Christmas list. But with bills piling up and her parents constantly stressed, Ramona wonders if life will ever go back to normal.
Beverly Cleary's Newbery Honor Book depicts an average middle-class family dealing with the realities of life. With the perfect mix of humor and warmth, Ramona shines as a spirited girl with her heart set on helping.
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Allen and the screenwriters take key story elements from "Ramona and Her Father," while also leaning heavily on "Ramona Forever," "Ramona and Her Mother," "Ramona Quimby, Age 8" and "Ramona's World."Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
Instead, this movie is a dumping ground for various misdeeds from several books, including Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, and Ramona’s World.| Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
It depends on the picture.” Directed by Elizabeth Allen, the movie remixes characters and story bits from several of Beverly Cleary’s beloved Ramona Quimby novel series, especially 1981’s Ramona Quimby, Age 8, 1984’s Ramona Forever, and 1977’s Ramona and Her Father, in which he loses his job.Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
This book is a must read for middle readers who like a little bit of drama, humour, and fun combined into one book.Feb 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that this book deals with Ramona's father losing his job, the family's money worries, and Ramona's mom going to work full-time.Nov 09 2000 | Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
Since the filmmakers wanted an older Ramona (age 9, played by newcomer Joey King) and a teenage Beezus (played by Disney Channel pop princess Selena Gomez), they cobbled their story from Cleary’s later works, sampling most heavily from “Ramona and Her Father,’’ “Ramona and Her Mother,’’ “Ramona ...Jul 23 2010 | Read Full Review of Ramona and Her Father
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