Stella Batts Needs a New Name by Courtney Sheinmel

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In Needs a New Name, Stella decides to change her name after a boy from her class keeps calling her "Smella." How hard can it be to pick a new name? It's not as easy as it sounds.
 

About Courtney Sheinmel

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Courtney Sheinmel is the author of "All the Things You Are, Sincerely, Positively, " and "My So-Called Family". She graduated with honors from Barnard College, part of Columbia University, and attended Fordham University School of Law. Courtney lives, works, and writes in New York City. Visit her at www.courtneysheinmel.com. Jennifer A. Bell is a children's book and greeting card illustrator. She graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the Columbus College of Art and Design and worked for several years as a product designer before establishing herself as a freelance illustrator. She lives in Minneapolis MN with her husband and son.
 
Published June 25, 2012 by Sleeping Bear Press. 160 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Back for her third outing, Stella reports, "If you write at least three books that are all connected then you ...

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In the first of a new series, third-grader Stella realizes she really needs a new name, since the class bully has started calling her "Smella," following an unfortunate (and stinky) accident on a field trip.

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First in a series featuring eight-year-old Stella, Sheinmel's unassuming story, cheerily illustrated by Bell, is a reliable read for those first encountering chapter books.

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