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Bobby The Brave (Sometimes) (2010)

by Lisa Yee(Favorite Author)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 4
0545055946 (ISBN13: 9780545055949)
Arthur A. Levine Books
review 1: This was the first of Yee's Bobby books that I have read and I am won over. I particularly appreciate her characterization of boys as more than just wise-cracking pranksters. I know way more boys like this nine-year-old Bobby who are considerate, thoughtful, and still like to be goofy and ride their skateboard. Yee manages to offer Bobby as a well-rounded character and still get in a lot of silliness. Totally enjoyable and appreciated.
review 2: I like this sequel to Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) and think it will be an easy sell. Bobby does not feel that he can live up to his dad's expectations. His did is a retired NFL player, a huge and kind man, so when they approach the football unit in PE, the teacher expects that Bobby will be a star. Of course Bobby l
... moreoves skateboarding instead of football but can't quite explain himself to teacher or father. The resolution is realistic, Bobby is a great character, and there are plenty of funny and poignant scenes in the book. No need to read the first book first in this case. Each stands alone. -Maeve less
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My 8 year old enjoyed it. I liked that its main character is a boy with manners and brains. :-)
A great sequel to Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally)
Very cute.
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