Oh Honestly, Angela!

Oh Honestly, Angela!

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ISBN-13: 9780590449021
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/1991
Edition description: REV
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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Oh Honestly, Angela! 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
AnnaLovesBooks on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
ISBN 0590403826 ¿ A sequel to ISBN 0590449036 Mom, You're Fired!, which I gave 5 stars, I found Oh Honestly, Angela not quite as well done. For the message, however, and for the delivery ¿ something I¿m finding Robinson has a gift for ¿ I¿m giving it 5 stars anyway.Angela wakes up to find her older sister, Tina, sleeping in her bed. Tina¿s had a nightmare and it¿s a scary one: there was no Christmas! Possibly the only thing that ranks up there for Angela is the possibility that she won¿t get the last strawberry smelly sticker for being a good citizen. Meanwhile, Tina is made aware of starving children when she attends a fundraiser with Melissa and her parents and she decides, on the spot, to adopt a child. While their mother is doing jury duty, Angela and Tina try to deal with their problems on their own. Tina needs to raise $204 for the orphan she wants to adopt and Angela¿ well, Angela gets the real Christmas lesson in giving.The message is, like in Mom, You¿re Fired, so subtly done that it may go over the heads of the youngest readers, but I don¿t think it will. Even if it does, Oh Honestly, Angela is such a nice story that it¿s worthwhile. Best of all, the parents are around but not huge factors in the story, or the message. That¿s why kids might grasp that message easier: it¿s told to them in a way that any kid can relate to. I am most definitely a fan of this author! RL5, ages 8-12.- AnnaLovesBooks
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ISBN 0590403826 ¿ A sequel to ISBN 0590449036 Mom, You're Fired!, which I gave 5 stars, I found Oh Honestly, Angela not quite as well done. For the message, however, and for the delivery ¿ something I¿m finding Robinson has a gift for ¿ I¿m giving it 5 stars anyway. Angela wakes up to find her older sister, Tina, sleeping in her bed. Tina¿s had a nightmare and it¿s a scary one: there was no Christmas! Possibly the only thing that ranks up there for Angela is the possibility that she won¿t get the last strawberry smelly sticker for being a good citizen. Meanwhile, Tina is made aware of starving children when she attends a fundraiser with Melissa and her parents and she decides, on the spot, to adopt a child. While their mother is doing jury duty, Angela and Tina try to deal with their problems on their own. Tina needs to raise $204 for the orphan she wants to adopt and Angela¿ well, Angela gets the real Christmas lesson in giving. The message is, like in Mom, You¿re Fired, so subtly done that it may go over the heads of the youngest readers, but I don¿t think it will. Even if it does, Oh Honestly, Angela is such a nice story that it¿s worthwhile. Best of all, the parents are around but not huge factors in the story, or the message. That¿s why kids might grasp that message easier: it¿s told to them in a way that any kid can relate to. I am most definitely a fan of this author! RL5, ages 8-12. - AnnaLovesBooks