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Moving Day (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls,…

Moving Day (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls, Book 1) (original 2008; edition 2009)

by Meg Cabot (Author)

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Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules.
Title:Moving Day (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls, Book 1)
Authors:Meg Cabot (Author)
Info:Scholastic Paperbacks (2009), Edition: Reprint
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Plot-wise, there's nothing spectacular about this novel. However, the voice of the protagonist is fantastic. Engaging, amusing and just perfect for the book's junior audience. Meg Cabot is better known for her YA fiction, so I was very pleasantly surprised by just how good she is at writing for a younger audience.
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
I picked up Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls: Moving Day, by Meg Cabot, for a little girl who loves reading and decided to read it myself before giving it to her. I was surprised at how much fun I had reading this.

Allie is just your normal nine year old who’s parents have just announced that they are moving - not only will she no longer see her best friend but she is also moving to a spooky house where monsters lurk in the attic - and she cannot understand why she’s the only one who sees that this move will be a mistake.

With humour and style unique to Meg Cabot, this book sees Allie getting into quite a bit of trouble and her nine year old logic behind the reasons why she does the things she does. Meg was able to make Allie’s voice that of a child and her fears and troubles were all from the point of view of a young girl.

You’ll be chuckling at the way Allie handles her situation and why she sees things the way she does; definitely a middle grade book worth reading.
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  iShanella | Dec 2, 2016 |
Allie Finkle is a 4th grader, she loves rules , math and science. She makes rules to you can go though her life. One day when Allie got home her mom and her dad told her that they had to move and that she had to go to different school.Allie is not happy when she sees the house that they are going to move into. But Allie loves the school that she was going to go to. Is Allie going to chose to live in the house and go to the new school or stay in the school that is in and stay in the house she lives in. Read all about it in Allie FInkle's rules for girls Moving Day.
I give this book 4 stars beacuse it show kids how to deal with freind relashionship and moving . The thing that I did not like about the book is that it shows kids that it is ok to try to get you family to keep your house and not move and get in toulble for doing and i gives kids ideas to get in trouble.But the parts I are when she saves the turtle form the resturent. I love this serise because I shows young girls it is ok to be your self.It also is very humors.It alos like the serise because when you start reading it you can not put it down. That is why Ilove this series and why i give this book 4 stars. ( )
  ashleys.g3 | Mar 20, 2014 |
Like Meg Cabot? Wish she wrote a book your 8 year old could read? Here you go! ( )
  scote23 | Dec 26, 2013 |
I have to say that this seemed like a mean girls for the tweens set when this all started, and I also have to say that it seemed to stay that way for many of the characters, especially Brittany and Mary Kay. I was very impressed by the character growth that Allie demonstrated over the course of the story. By the time that the book had ended, I genuinely liked her. I didn't feel that way to start. I found her shallow and catty when it started. She really grew more likable with every decision she made. This would be a fun book for elementary level girls. Boys would most likely not enjoy it, but it was still a good book. My favorite part was the moment when Allie stood up for the cat. That, or the cupcake fight. ( )
  matthewbloome | May 19, 2013 |
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Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules.

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