Muggie Maggie Book Summary and Study Guide

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Maggie is a young girl who leads an average life. She goes to school, and plays with her friends. Normally she does well in school, but then comes the day her third grade class is expected to learn to write. Try as she might Maggie can not seem to learn to write, while the other kids make fun of her, Maggie's mom is very supportive. Although Maggie does get frustrated and for a period refuses to try, eventually she is baited into learning when a teacher tricks her into wanting to be able to read hand writing.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Age 7-10 Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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