Grown-ups Are Dumb!

Grown-ups Are Dumb!

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Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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Dumb parents, little brothers, gigantic messes, and homework&mdashthis is the plight of young readers everywhere. And, until now, it had not been expressed by someone so close to the source. Ten-year-old Alexa Kitchen may have an unusual talent&mdashshe is the world's youngest comics artist&mdashbut she really is just like many girls her age. Just trying to get by in a world that seems determined to undermine her at every turn. Luckily she's got a way with a pen and a good sense of humor. This collection of funny, insightful cartoons based on the real-life trials of many families will resonate with young readers everywhere.
Publisher: New York : Disney Hyperion Books, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423113317
1423113314
Branch Call Number: KITCHEN
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill

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laustcawz Jun 13, 2013

"...in a world that seems determined to undermine her at every turn."

Really? If that were actually the case, I seriously doubt she could (at 10 years old) get a book published, let alone have it available at the library. She may be a quick learner in life (at least about some things), may be witty (I'll have to find out more about this book), but is probably endlessly encouraged to express herself (not everyone enjoys that privilege) & probably has the undying support of at least a few pretty important or influential people (I suspect this includes her family). Although being "dumb" is certainly not limited to "grown-ups" & can be subjective in many cases, many adults certainly do have (or will grab) the authority to push their stupidity on the world much more rigorously than many children.

vernessa7 Jun 13, 2013

I do not like the pictures and I do not understand the book by michael

roxybaby Jun 13, 2012

cool book because the auther is a child

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vernessa7 Jun 13, 2013

vernessa7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

orange_panda_145 Jul 03, 2012

orange_panda_145 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 12

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vernessa7 Jun 13, 2013

The book has many comics about different things one of the comics is about a girl exploring by michael

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vernessa7 Jun 13, 2013

quoted from book by michael: I hate being a middle aged kid

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