The Problem With Here Is That It's Where I'm From

The Problem With Here Is That It's Where I'm From

Book - 2007
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Janie Kelly keeps a diary because she wants to understand what she can't understand. Take Angeline, for instance: "When she's nice, it makes me mad. When she's pretty, it makes me mad. It never changes. I guess the only good thing about Angeline is that she can never bother me more than she does right now. Perfect people make me perfectly ill.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2007.
ISBN: 9780439796224
Branch Call Number: J FIC Bento
Characteristics: 120 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

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nams94
Jan 15, 2020

The only way adults argue louder than whispering is when they do it silently.

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“My pants cut the cheese. Let one fly. Baked a batch of brownies.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“How Superheroes Make Money:
- Spider-Man knits sweaters.
- Superman screw the lids on pickle jars.
- Iron Man, as you would suspect, just irons.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“I'm telling you, the gorgeous of the world can actually look pretty intimidating when they scowl. Imagine a snow-white swan with a scary tattoo holding a chain saw. There's just no way to really prepare for that.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“Love makes the world go 'round but I'm pretty sure money has to do with it, too.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“Things Isabella Wouldn't Care About:
- Titanic sinking again.
- Metror striking Earth and landing directly on top of world's most innocent panda.
- Titanic sinking again and this time the entire crew is puppies.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“I had the great idea of using markers to gently color the ants so I could tell them apart, but I learned that this is exactly like somebody trying to gently color on you with a thirty-story building.
Without dwelling on the tragedy, I'd just like to say that I'm deeply sorry to Mr. Purple and the surviving Purple family.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“This means that I don't have to run faster than the psychotic-maniac-vampire-cannibal, I just have to run faster than whoever is with me when the psychotic-maniac-vampire-cannibal starts chasing us.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“Kissing the frog to get the prince is a waste of a perfectly good frog.”

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

“never underestimate your dumbness!!”

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ashfia7012
May 25, 2013

great book!!

SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

good and funny to read!!!!!!

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shukmoha
Feb 07, 2012

awesome book can not wait to read about year 2 HURRAY!

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Jasleenrox
Jul 30, 2011

LOL! These books are hilarious!

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sejhnsn0
Oct 02, 2013

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Feb 27, 2013

bugs399 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 23, 2012

Jamie Kelly shares with her diary her excitement about the fact that students from Wodehouse Middle School will be going to Mackerel Middle School temporarily.

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