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Himmelman, John.
New York : Henry Holt, 2014
IL K-3, RL 1.7

(2 booktalks)

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Booktalk #1

What is bunjitsu you might wonder? Who uses bunchucks? Well, Isabel practices bunjitsu and uses bunchucks. She can kick higher, throw farther, and hit harder then anyone else in her bunjitsu school. Bunjitsu is martial arts for bunnies and bunchucks are nunchucks made out of carrots. John Himmelman who is the author of this story was a martial arts instructor and writes funny stories about Isabel trying to use her skills only for peace. Isabel tries to use her mental smarts not her physical might to solve her problems and defeat her opponents. If you like to read short funny stories about martial arts this is the book for you!  
(Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program, 2017)

Booktalk #2

The inspiring Isabel is the best bunjitsu artist in her school. She's not only skilled in punching and kicking, but also outsmarting and out-maneuvering even the toughest foes.  (Connecticut Nutmeg Book Award nominee, 2018) 

SUBJECTS:   Animals -- Fiction.
                        Humorous fiction.
                        Humorous stories.
                        Martial arts -- Fiction.
                        Rabbits -- Fiction.
                        Short stories.

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