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Hardcover • Illustrated chapter book
For readers 7-13
AR reading level: 4.4; Guided reading level: S (Grade 4)
160 pages
ISBN 978-1-934649-41-1

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With his 11th birthday—and Valentine’s Day—fast approaching, Aldo plans a guys-only party with absolutely no pink, lace, or hearts, thank you very much. But what will happen if the girls, who all seem to have a crush on Aldo’s friend, Danny, crash the party? In this story, told in part by Aldo’s friend-who-happens-to-be-a-girl, Bee, Aldo learns early that love means always having to say you’re sorry. The humorous plot and lively drawings in this laugh-out-loud book will captivate enthusiastic and reluctant readers alike.

This ninth installment in an A-to-Z alphabet series also includes a glossary of fun and challenging I words, such as inkling, irksome, and impervious.

small_450px-Gustav_Klimt_016.jpg Aldo's cover drawing puts a Valentine's-day-is-icky spin on The Kiss (1907-1908) by Gustav Klimt.

"Five stars! (Ignoramus) is a very cute book, and I can see why the series is popular." — Shayla Williams, on Goodreads

"Just a quick note of thanks for a wonderful series that has thoroughly engaged my eight-year-old son. We purchased the first four books and it was love at first word for Nathan. He consistently tells people that it is one of his favorite series. I plan to buy copies for his teacher at the end of the year because he loves them so much."
— Heather Langlois

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