Ellen Tebbits [Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ellen Tebbits has a secret that she’ll never share with. Ellen Tebbits has ratings and reviews. Wendy Darling said: Beverly Cleary turns this year! ELLEN TEBBITS to celebrate. Discuss. 1. Ellen’s Secret. Ellen Tebbits was in a hurry. As she ran down Tillamook Street with her ballet slippers tucked under her arm, she did not even stop to scuff.

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I don’t even like dancing lessons. I like our dresses better.

This book was really good, I liked it. Unknown Binding Verified Purchase. How to write a great review. And I agreed with Ellen that it would have really made it seem that much more like you were a professional ballet dancer than just shorts and a tee shirt Austin wore in Calif.

I don’t see them being too enthused about this. The material was the same, but everything else was different. Well other than you get to miss class time and be outside when no one else is. The Quimbys and the Hugginses are clearly working-class folks who live on an economic knife’s edge, while Ellen lives in a big old house full of nice things, with a perfectionist mom who cares more about her “nice clean floor” than about teaching her daughter cooking skills.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Though her books reference customs, styles, and events of the time in which they were written, her descriptions of the thoughts and feelings of kids transcend time. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Her first job was as a librarian in Yakima, Washington, where she met many children who were searching for the same books that she had always hoped to find as a child herself. Each chapter is its own little story about henry, ribsy and his friends. Feb 12, Calista rated it really liked it Shelves: Ramona Quimby, Age 8.


Aug 22, Connie added it. And happily for me it does. Ellen is not as iconic a character as Ramona Quimby, but it is a testament to Cleary’s talent that she can draw such distinct characters in so few pages.

Most of the experience is in the classroom or dance class. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

Judy Moody Gets Famous. This was a fun little book. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. But sadly enough I didn’t have the pretty pink tutu Ellen elln. The Mouse and the Motorcycle.

Another childhood favorite that I reread and fllen, to my relief, it held up. The woolen underwear, the independence of children to walk to each other’s houses, and of course, the polite respect for parents and teachers.

Nov 01, Henry Martin rated it really liked it. Other books in the series.

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On the other hand, though, I really disliked the way Austine so quickly replaced Ellen, and what would become of Linda after Ellen and Austine made up? Will Ellen be able to prove how sorry rebbits truly is? Is this feature helpful? It is a bit dated and a bit timeless.

The Land of Stories: Every child can probably relate to the situations portrayed in this book. Secretly, I always imagined that he was kinda jealous of all the attention that tebbifs girls got from his mother, and perhaps what he wanted was to join in on the dance and not necessarily tease Ellen. Some parts you could tell were written in the 60s who goes and buys horse meat for their dog?!


Beverly Cleary was a master at capturing the experience of elementary school. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

And so Ellen makes up her mind to apologize. Her books are loved dearly by all children I know. Another writer would have written an epilogue explaining that they married each other. Which I liked so much better in the book with the tehbits cover which tebhits the one I have on my bookshelfcompared to the eBook’s version.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Today, however, Ellen was almost glad she did not have a best friend, because best friends do not have secrets from one another. Ellen Tebbits has a secret that she’ll never share elln anyone. Then, relieved that she saw no one she knew, she scampered up the long flight of steps as fast as she could run. Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls, Book 2: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you think California is so wonderful, why don’t you eklen back there?

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