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Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli (2012)

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Min. Age 7-9 Yrs Old

Young readers will find a good role model in George 'Suds' Morton. A bully blocks the playground slide and a boy refers to George's crush as a ''hottie'' in the Stargirl author's gentle, age-appropriate story. Sean O'Heir

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Third Grade Angels by Jerry Spinelli

Young readers will find a good role model in George 'Suds' Morton. A bully blocks the playground slide and a boy refers to George's crush as a ''hottie'' in the Stargirl author's gentle, age-appropriate story.

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Details Release Date: Sep 01, 2012; Writer: Jerry Spinelli; Genre: Kids and Family; Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books

In the prequel to the bestseller Fourth Grade Rats, George, aka ''Suds,'' is a third grader whose has a monthly competition for the best-behaved student, who then gets a halo. Suds absolutely wants to get the first halo but finding out what actually counts as being good is the real test.
Originally posted Aug 29, 2012