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If you liked the Junie B. Jones books,
try one of these other series in the Youth Fiction Collection:


Adam Joshua
Janice Lee Smith

Adam Joshua faces all the trials of elementary school: teachers having babies, moving to a new town, and being cast as a turkey in the Thanksgiving play.  He learns about being a good friend and the importance of family.
amber_brown_WinCE Amber Brown
Paula Danziger
Amber's life isn't always easy, but it is definitely entertaining.  A messy, disorganized girl with a heart of gold -- especially when it comes to her best friend Justin.  Amber deals with her parents' divorce and having her best friend move away.
beany_WinCE Beany
Susan Wojciechowski

Weddings, summer camp and science projects with bullies all create drama and fun for Beany.  Important lessons about friendship, family and courage fill the pages of these fun stories.


Sara Pennypacker

Clementine sorts through troubles with her best friend, adding a new baby to her family and tragic hair mishaps.  Clementine is a lovable character on par with Junie and Ramona.


Herbie Jones
Suzy Kline

Herbie Jones and his friends spend time solving problems, getting into scrapes and having a lot of fun.  Stopping a bank robbery, solving the mystery of bones in the boys' bathroom and other adventures await the readers of the Herbie Jones series.

Katie Kazoo
Nancy E. Krulik

Go to karate classes, have sleep-overs, visit a Pilgrim Village and see the "Bayside Boys" in concert with Katie Kazoo and her friends.  Despite nerves, jealousy and friend troubles, Katie finds that being a smart and brave girl is a wonderful thing to be.  Twists of magic make this an especially fun series.


Owen Foote
Stephanie Greene

Owen and his best friend Joshua face the world together.  Together they face bullies, principals and nosy neighbors.  They learn that being friends can be hard work, especially on the soccer field, but it is worth it!

Ruby Lu
Lenore Look

Ruby's life is a series of ups and downs - and she learns to take change in stride.  Chinese school, summer school, new relatives and a baby brother all provide entertainment as Ruby learns to help where she can. 

Megan McDonald

James Moody, also known as Stink (the younger brother of Judy), fills his days with fun and adventure.  A good friend, a silly brother and a brave explorer, Stink will never let you down!

More Junie B. Jones Read-a-Likes:

Ramona by Beverly Cleary
Judy Moody by Megan McDonald
Ivy & Bean by Annie Barrows
Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry
Mostly Monty by Johanna Hurwitz
Piper Reed by Kimberly Willis Holt
Jenny Archer by Ellen Conford

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