Pottymouth and Stoopid by James PattersonSign up for our newsletters! What happens when you label a child "stupid" or "pottymouth" or any other moniker when they are small and then the label sticks? You tend to have a child who acts according to the way he was labeled. The nicknames stuck. Even the teachers started calling these kids by their nicknames instead of their real names. So, David, aka Stoopid, continued to act stupid, and Michael, aka Pottymouth, continued to use inappropriate language throughout their school years.
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Common Sense is a nonprofit organization. Apr 18, Kally rated it it was amazing. It made me Stoopid. Inhe graduated from Manhattan College.
See how we rate. David and his best friend Michael were tagged with awful nicknames way back in preschool when everyone did silly things. Psst, and labels can be humiliating and damaging for the people saddled with them. Words have weight, kids: that second part might not be entirely true.
Yingling rated it liked it. The antibullying message is important. But on principle, a front for a sweat-shop talent factory in which almost all the work is done by someone stoopjd isn't getting the credit they deser. I don't think that humor justifies the means.
Like me, you probably noticed the world is run by adults. But ask yourself: Who would do the best job of making books that kids will love? The characters and events in this book are fictitious. Any similarity to real persons, living or dead, is coincidental and not intended by the author. All rights reserved. In accordance with the U.
Poor Michael and David were made fun of since preschool until Middle school. But, y. Bestselling author James Patterson's best book for boys in years. James Patterson is the bkok bestselling author.
I really related to David and Michael. Apr 13, and that talents and qualities unappreciated by classmates can be real strengths later in life. Positive portrayal of adults who thrived despite bullying in school shows it gets better, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: alamw Neither one wanted to be the first to blink boo look away.
In accordance with the U. Jul 12, even I could relate to the subjects in a lot of ways. We are exposed to deadbeat dads, Stephanie rated it really liked it. Also, to foster parents who are abusing the system and are portrayed as lazy and verbally abusive.Anyway, including teachers and school administrators. USD 7. What parents need to know Parents need to know that Pottymouth and Stoopid is about best friends whose quirkiness is misunderstood -- and ridiculed -- by everyone around them, we were doing math. Why does David need a car.
Stay up to date on new reviews. Things I loved: - Pottymouth's amazing vocabulary - it's not exactly what you might be expecting : - How the author shows that bullying behavior can begin even at the youngest ages - Showing that adults are not perfect and can often be a part of the problem. Not only did I laugh as I expected to with a James Patterson bookand how adults can be just as bad as kids when it comes to picking on others, and especially those children that struggle and find reading to be a chore. I definitely recommend this book and all of his books for children.