The Year of Billy Miller

Newbery Honor Book and New York Times Bestseller! Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, elementary school. The Year of includes black-and-white art by is perfect for fans the Ramona books; Frindle, Andrew Clements; Clementine series. declared: “Henkes’s delightful restrained vivid . forgoing overdramatic or zany, it shows substance, warmth adaptability beautifully common family love.” When has a mishap at statue Jolly Green Giant end summer vacation, he ends up with big lump on his head. What way to start second grade! As year goes by, though, figures out how navigate school, appreciate little sister, be more grown responsible member help busy working mom stay-at-home dad. Caldecott Medalist delivers short, satisfying, laugh-out-loud-funny school that features diorama homework assignment, poetry slam, cancelled sleepovers, epic temper tantrums. This short novel early grades. Plus don’t miss follow-up, Makes Wish!

“Full of heart and depth.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Henkes is a master characterization. —The Horn Book “A first-rate choice for reading aloud.”—Booklist Billy Miller back! This stand-alone companion to two-time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes’s award-winning, acclaimed, bestselling The Year Miller, Makes Wish laugh-out-loud funny accessible story about summer, family, wishes that (almost) come true. illustrated in black-and-white throughout by the author, perfect fans Ramona books Clementine series. On his birthday, something exciting happen. But he immediately regrets wish when an ambulance rushes neighbor’s house. Is responsible? Award-winning Henkes delivers short, funny, emotionally complex novel complete with misplaced love letters, surprising critters, art projects, misguided tattoos—and another surprise maybe best one yet! Illustrated this early elementary grades essential summer reading. A Book.

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