Nominated by Jennice, Isaac Dickson Elementary School, Asheville, N.C.
From Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth by Barbara Park
My favorite character is Junie B. Jones because she is a character that expresses herself. Junie B. Jones is secretive — she does not say out loud what she is thinking.
But the reader knows.
She uses her journal to express her true inner thoughts. Her inner thoughts are so hilarious — so are mine.
My favorite book is Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth because in the book, Junie opens her mouth a lot and keeps on talking (like me). She's not the type of person who cares what people think of her. She has lots of friends, she's a little goofball, and she likes to play around, have fun and do wild things.
Sometimes Junie B. Jones and I are misunderstood, but the best part is I bet she is really nice and a kind person — like me!
Hear Jennice read her essay:
Elementary 'In Character': Junie B. Jones