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Me and the Pumpkin Queen

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 13 Ratings and 13 Reviews

Book Description


It's just something she has to do.

Mildred has always dreamed of growing a one-thousand-pound pumpkin to enter in her town's Pumpkin Show. Her aunt Arlene thinks she's obsessed, but Mildred prefers to think of herself as focused. And growing giant pumpkins is way more interesting than boys or clothes or the other girly things Aunt Arlene wants her to like. She's been trying ... More
Book Information
PublisherGreenwillow Books
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages192
ISBN-10B002XULZM2
Publication Date08/01/2009
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4/5/2008 Christy Evers said:
I kind of read this book. I skimmed it more than I read it. I'm sure it was a good book but it had a lot to do with the main characters dead mother and that was a little too sad for me. But, usually if a book isn't for me, I have no problems returning a book to the library w/o finishing it. The ... more

tags: I recommend, I read

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3/14/2008 Julie M. Prince said: Fabulous middle grade character and voice.
tags: I recommend, I read

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8/28/2007 RJ McGill said:
To honor her Mom, eleven year old Mildred is determined to win the Circleville, Ohio, Pumpkin Show and fulfill a dream left undone by her mother’s untimely death. However, with each passing season something goes inherently wrong and her dreams are dashed again and again. Aunt Arlene is more than a... more

tags: I reviewed this book and highly recommend it.

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6/15/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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