The Sloppy Copy Slipup
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February 28, 2009 | $7.99

The Sloppy Copy Slipup

by DyAnne DiSalvo
Illustrator(s): DyAnne DiSalvo
eBook | Pages: 103
Size: 5-1/2 X 8 | USD: $7.99
ISBN: 9780823436378
Publication Date: February 15, 2016
Age: 7-10 | Guided Reading Level: P
Themes: Humor, School, Writing
Recommendations: A,C,K,SLJ

About the Book

Brian Higman—called Big Hig by his friends—is about to be in big trouble.

It’s Monday morning, and his teacher Miss Fromme is about to collect homework. . .  and Brian didn’t do his.  There’s a big red zero heading his way, and he knows his parents are going to explode when they hear about it.

But Big Hig has a good reason for having forgotten his “sloppy copy” first draft, involving his impossible five-year-old brother, a rock band practice at his house, and the mysterious disappearance of his entire life savings right when he needed it most.  It’s a long, crazy story—but will it be enough to convince a teacher so stern they call her The General to give him another chance?

A perfect read for students who never know what to write about in school, The Sloppy Copy Slipup includes Big Hig’s writing tips.

  • A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year
  • Sunshine State Young Readers Award Master List
  • Garden State Children's Book Award Master List
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The Sloppy Copy Slipup