History Literature / JunieBJones

31st May '18 10:23:48 PM HeroGal2347
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* CatchPhrase: [[{{Troperrific}} A LOT OF THEM.]]

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* CatchPhrase: Junie B. uses and reuses various phrases during the books. [[{{Troperrific}} A LOT OF THEM.]]



--> "X looked up at the ceiling. I looked up there too. But I didn't see anything." (In reference to when adults roll their eyes at Junie B.)

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--> "X looked up at the ceiling. I looked up there too. But I didn't see anything." (In reference to when adults roll their eyes at Junie B.)someone)



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Junie B. is rather... odd, even for a girl her age.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Junie B. is rather... odd, even for a girl her age. Lampshaded by her grandmother, who says that she's a strange child after one of Junie B.'s comments.



* GratuitousSpanish: José.
* HalloweenEpisode: ''Junie B., First Grader: BOO...and I MEAN It!''.

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* GratuitousSpanish: José.
José, being bilingual, sometimes drops Spanish words into the conversation. He says that he sometimes forgets whether he's speaking English or Spanish.
* HalloweenEpisode: ''Junie B., First Grader: BOO...and I MEAN It!''.It!'' has Junie B. trying to prepare for and deal with Halloween after having been told a scary set of LittleKnownFacts by Paulie Allen Puffer.



* LiteralMinded: Junie B. can be this sometimes, such as in ''That Meanie Jim's Birthday'', when Grandma Helen Miller tells her that Jim is trying to "get her goat."

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* LiteralMinded: Junie B. can be this sometimes, sometimes misunderstands metaphors, such as in ''A Little Monkey Business'' when she thinks her brother is a real monkey after hearing Grandma Miller use the term when gushing over his cuteness or in ''That Meanie Jim's Birthday'', when Grandma Helen Miller tells her that Jim is trying to "get her goat."



* OneOfTheBoys: Starting from first grade, Junie B. regularly hangs out with Herb, Sheldon, and José.
* OnlySaneMan: Grace played this role in the kindergarten series of the book.

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* OneOfTheBoys: Starting from first grade, Junie B. regularly hangs out with Herb, Lennie, Sheldon, and José.
* OnlySaneMan: Grace played this role was the most grounded of the trio (between wacky Junie B. and [[ShelteredAristocrat richie Lucille]]) in the kindergarten series of the book.



* SpikyHair: Lennie.

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* SpikyHair: Lennie.Lennie spikes his hair with gel. Junie B. thinks it looks like a sculpture.
15th May '18 9:42:45 PM watchfullkittycat32
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* WithFriendsLikeThese: Lucille dumps Junie as a friend in first grade, but with Grace, the only reason why they don't hang out is because she was put in another class.

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* WithFriendsLikeThese: Lucille dumps Junie as a friend in first grade, but with Grace, the only reason why they don't hang out is because she was put in another class.class and she sits with someone else on the bus.
28th Mar '18 7:18:45 PM HeroGal2347
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* PlatonicDeclarationOfLove: Subverted. In ''Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten and Other Thankful Stuff'', Sheldon tells the class that he and his family squeeze hands and say three particular words as part of their Thanksgiving tradition. Mr. Scary thinks the words are "I love you"; they're actually "Happy Turkey Day."

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* PlatonicDeclarationOfLove: Subverted.PlatonicDeclarationOfLove:
** In ''Junie B. Jones is a Graduation Girl'', Junie B. comes into the classroom to find that the other students have colored spots on their graduation gowns so that her grape-juice-and-marker-spotted gown won't stand out. Junie B. declares that she loves her classmates, which causes at least two of the boys to groan about how gross it is.
** Subverted in the ''First Grader'' series.
In ''Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten and Other Thankful Stuff'', Sheldon tells the class that he and his family squeeze hands and say three particular words as part of their Thanksgiving tradition. Mr. Scary thinks the words are "I love you"; they're actually "Happy Turkey Day."
26th Feb '18 7:54:09 AM Coolguy31
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* CompanionCube: Junie B.'s toys, including Phillip Johnny Bob (her stuffed elephant), Ruth and Larry (her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls), and Teddy (her teddy bear), [[ChilrenAreInnocent although she seems to be convinced that they're sentient.]]

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* CompanionCube: Junie B.'s toys, including Phillip Johnny Bob (her stuffed elephant), Ruth and Larry (her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls), and Teddy (her teddy bear), [[ChilrenAreInnocent [[ChildrenAreInnocent although she seems to be convinced that they're sentient.]]
26th Feb '18 7:52:46 AM Coolguy31
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* CompanionCube: Junie B.'s toys, including Phillip Johnny Bob (her stuffed elephant), Ruth and Larry (her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls), and Teddy (her teddy bear). Ironically, even though they can't talk since they're toys, Junie B. seems to pretend that they're talking.

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* CompanionCube: Junie B.'s toys, including Phillip Johnny Bob (her stuffed elephant), Ruth and Larry (her Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls), and Teddy (her teddy bear). Ironically, even though they can't talk since they're toys, Junie B. bear), [[ChilrenAreInnocent although she seems to pretend be convinced that they're talking. sentient.]]
16th Jan '18 9:30:19 PM Snowsky
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* BerserkButton: Junie B.'s is when anyone refers to her as simply "Junie," and does not include the "B."

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* BerserkButton: Junie B.'s is when anyone refers to her as simply "Junie," and does not include the "B."" To her irritation, May keeps pressing this particular button [[MaliciousMisnaming over and over and over.]]


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* OneOfTheBoys: Starting from first grade, Junie B. regularly hangs out with Herb, Sheldon, and José.
15th Dec '17 7:27:09 PM Monolaf317
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* CloudCuckooLander: Junie B. is rather...odd.

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* CloudCuckooLander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Junie B. is rather...odd. odd, even for a girl her age.



* FirstNameBasis: "Grandma Miller said not to call her 'Helen'."
** In fact, Junie B. has placed herself on a first name basis with her grandmother, grandfather and at least a couple of the adults at school, though they always tell her not to.

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* FirstDayOfSchoolEpisode:
** "Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus" has Junie B.'s first day of kindergarten.
** "Junie B., First Grader: At Last!" has Junie B.'s first day of Grade 1.
* FirstNameBasis: "Grandma Miller said not to call her 'Helen'."
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" In fact, Junie B. has placed herself on a first name basis with her grandmother, grandfather and at least a couple of the adults at school, though they always tell her not to.
21st Nov '17 11:46:07 AM Monolaf317
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In "Junie B. Jones is (Almost) a Flower Girl," Junie B.'s Aunt is named Flo.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: In "Junie B. Jones is (Almost) a Flower Girl," Junie B.'s Aunt is named [[StealthPun Flo.]]
3rd Nov '17 10:57:22 AM MsCC93
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* MotorMouth: Junie B. can be really talkative.
6th Oct '17 8:52:05 AM JMQwilleran
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The ''Junie B. Jones'' series made [=ALA=]'s list of the top 100 challenged books or books series from 2000-2009, related to [[MoralGuardians complaints]] regarding the social values taught by the books and that Junie B. Jones is a poor role model, due to her poor spelling & grammar and mouthiness. This series has spawned a [[TheMusical stage show]] by [=TheatreWorks USA=].

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The ''Junie B. Jones'' series made [=ALA=]'s list of the top 100 challenged books or books series from 2000-2009, related to [[MoralGuardians complaints]] regarding the social values taught by the books and that Junie B. Jones is a poor role model, due to her poor spelling & grammar and mouthiness. This series has spawned a multiple [[TheMusical stage show]] shows]] by [=TheatreWorks USA=].
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