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Big Nate Blasts Off: Big Nate Book 8

By Darienne Stewart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Warmhearted ending for popular comic series.

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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

A cinema classic

Is It Any Good?

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Lincoln Peirce says this will be his final book featuring cartoonist Nate Wright -- but what a terrific finish it is for fans of the wise-cracking 11-year-old with a knack for getting into trouble. By the end of Big Nate Blasts Off, it's clear Nate is ready to move on: He's wiser now and more mature. Not only does Nate take tentative steps toward a hoped-for romance using lessons learned from a long, unrequited infatuation, but he also makes peace with his longtime enemy and learns to use more discretion with his satirical cartoons.

Good-byes are never easy, but fans will be happy to see Nate confident, happy, and as cheeky as ever. Author Lincoln Peirce promises this won't be the end for Nate, however: Fans will be able to read new Big Nate comic strips online.

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