Jake Drake, Bully Buster

Illustrated by Amanda Harvey
(Book #1 of Jake Drake)
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About The Book

Jake recounts his second grade introduction to Link Baxter, SuperBully, who becomes his class project partner, with surprising results.

When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies? Nothing. But he learned fast! Why? Because Jake was kind of smart and not a tattletale, and he had no big brother to protect him. He was a perfect bully magnet.
     But everything changed the year Jake was in second grade. That's when SuperBully Link Baxter moved to town. Jake had his hands full just trying to survive, until class project time. Who did the teacher assign to be Link's partner? You guessed it.
     Jake has to use all his smarts -- and his heart as well -- to turn himself from Jake Drake, Bully Magnet, to Jake Drake, Bully Buster.

About The Author

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Andrew Clements is the author of the enormously popular Frindle. More than 10 million copies of his books have been sold, and he has been nominated for a multitude of state awards, including two Christopher Awards and an Edgar Award. His popular works include About Average, Troublemaker, Extra Credit, Lost and Found, No Talking, Room One, Lunch Money, and more. He is also the author of the Benjamin Pratt & the Keepers of the School series. He lives with his wife in Maine and has four grown children. Visit him at AndrewClements.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 2012)
  • Length: 80 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442462311
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Lexile ® 650L

Awards and Honors

  • ABA Pick of the Lists

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