xv, 205 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
For Lilian. The original girl funny girl.
Presents a collection of humorous stories from over two dozen contemporary female writers, as well as autobiographical essays, comics, poems, and comic strips.
Introduction / by Betsy Bird -- How to tell a joke / by Delaney Yeager and Mackenzie Yeager -- In which young Raina learns a lesson / by Raina Telgemeier -- Dear grandpa: give me money / by Alison DeCamp -- Grandma in oil country: a true story / by Ursula Vernon -- One hot mess / by Carmen Agra Deedy -- Fleamail / by Deborah Underwood -- A most serious recitation of the poem "Trees" / by Cece Bell -- Things could be verse / by Kelly DiPucchio -- Swimming is for other kids / by Akilah Hughes -- Dear Bella and Rover / by Deborah Underwood -- Thumb incident / by Meghan McCarthy -- Desdemona and sparks go all in / by Rita WIlliams-Garcia and Michelle Garcia -- 7 things I thought were (think are) funny but were really kind of sad, and that all happened to my little brother / by Lisa Brown -- Babysitting nightmare / by Shannon Hale -- Dear Bella and Rover (again) / by Deborah Underwood -- Can we talk about whiskers? / by Jennifer L. Holm ; art by Matthew Holm -- Brown girl pop quiz: all of the above / by Mitali Perkins -- Over and out / by Lisa Graff -- Doodle / by Amy Ignatow -- Fleamail pawed-cast / by Deborah Underwood -- How to play imaginary games / by Leila Sale -- Great Expectations / by Christine Mari Inzer -- A public service announcement about your period from Sarah T. Wrigley, Age 12 3/4 / by Libba Bray -- Smart girl's guide to the Chinese zodiac / by Lenore Look -- Bad luck dress / by Charise Mericle Harper -- World's most awkward mermaid / by Sophie Blackall -- Tell your future with Mad Libs® -- My life being funny (and how you can do it, too) / by Adrianne Chalepah.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 4 189072.