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Sadie and Ratz

Hartnett, Sonya (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Hannah and her hands, named Sadie and Ratz, regularly get into trouble, especially when younger brother Baby Boy is around.
Authors: Hartnett, Sonya
Statement of Responsibility: Sonya Hartnett ; illustrated by Ann James
Title: Sadie and Ratz
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 59 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes: Originally published: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin Books, 2008
Summary: Hannah and her hands, named Sadie and Ratz, regularly get into trouble, especially when younger brother Baby Boy is around.
Subject Headings: Hand Fiction Imagination Fiction Behavior Fiction Brothers and sisters Fiction
Topical Term: Hand
Imagination
Behavior
Brothers and sisters
Additional Contributors: James, Ann - 1952-
LCCN: 2011045899
ISBN: 9780763653156
Branch Call Number: J YR FIC H
Research Call Number: JFD 13-67
JFD 13-67
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Hannah's hands are up to no good. Hardcover edition.

Hannah’s hands get her in all sorts of trouble. They seem to have minds of their own!


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Jul 09, 2014
  • green_dog_5825 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really liked her younger brother, he is very active.

Oct 01, 2013
  • MissNatalie_ rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A must read for anyone who has ever met a creative child with...behavior issues. And I write that in the nicest way possible. Sadie and Ratz are notorious deviants. Suddenly Sadie and Ratz stand in as scapegoats, but they're innocent! You'll love the story and recognize some of the issues at the center.

Apr 01, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Absolutely amazing. Don’t get me wrong, it’s weird, it’s like nothing else on the shelf, and there’s a darkness at work not normally seen in books for this age group. It also happens to be pretty much the best book for kids published in America in the year 2012. Kids will like it and grown-ups will be mildly freaked out. What’s not to love?

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Apr 01, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 10

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Apr 01, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hannah likes lots of things like ponies and stroking her mom’s hair. She also likes her hands which she has named Sadie and Ratz. Unlike Hannah, Sadie and Ratz are wild beasts. They like to scrunch and twist and scratch things. Unfortunately for everyone, what they like to scrunch and twist the most is Baby Boy, Hannah’s naughty little 4-year-old brother. She feels it’s the only way to keep him in line, and so she’s utterly unprepared the day he turns the tables on her. One moment he’s drawing on the wall and the next he’s ratting out Sadie and Ratz for his crime. Suddenly Sadie is reconsidering the wisdom of punishing him every time he fingers her for a new crime (which only gets HER in trouble). Still, when Baby Boy pushes his luck and goes too far, Hannah realizes that she may have more in common with her little brother than she ever expected.

Hannah and her hands, named Sadie and Ratz, regularly get into trouble, especially when younger brother Baby Boy is around.

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Apr 01, 2012
  • ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“When Sadie grows up, she wants to be a dragon. When Ratz grows up, he wants to be a bigger Ratz.”

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