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The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes
Contributor(s): Pett, Mark (Author), Rubinstein, Gary (Author)

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ISBN: 1402255446     ISBN-13: 9781402255441
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: November 2011
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Self-esteem & Self-reliance
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2011021862
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 520 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 11.1" W x 8.6" (0.95 lbs) 32 pages
- Topical - Self-Esteem
- Sex & Gender - Girl's Interest
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Young Hoosier Book Award, Nominee, Picture Book, 2015
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 10/01/2011
Publishers Weekly 10/17/2011 pg. 67
School Library Journal 01/01/2012 pg. 84
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 147343
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Every student, teacher, and perfectionist needs to read this book about learning and growing from your mistakes The perfect introduction to growth mindset, The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes is:
  • A growth mindset book for kids
  • A teacher must-have for classrooms
  • An educational book for ages 4-8 (and for everyone learning growth mindset )
  • Beatrice Bottomwell has NEVER (not once ) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, the entire town calls her The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes

    One day, the inevitable happens: Beatrice makes a huge mistake in front of everyone

    But in the end, readers (and perfectionists) will realize that life is more fun when you enjoy everything--even the mistakes.

    Additional praise for The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes:
    "Beatrice offers a lesson we could all benefit from: learn from your mistakes, let go, laugh, and enjoy the ride."--JENNIFER FOSBERRY, New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Not Isabella
    "Beatrice's discovery that you can laugh off even a very public mistake shows the importance of resiliency and helps perfectionist kids keep things in perspective. Most importantly, Beatrice reminds the reader that it's more important to enjoy the things that you do than worry about doing them perfectly."--A Mighty Girl
    "The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes is a must-read for any young (or old ) perfectionist. Beatrice Bottomwell is perfectly imperfect "--Stephanie Oppenheim, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
    "It's fun and instructive without feeling overly didactic and the illustrations are darling."--Parenting
    "This book will help little perfectionists see that making mistakes is okay, and it can be a lot of fun too "--Kids Book Blog

    Contributor Bio(s): Rubinstein, Gary: - Gary Rubinstein teaches high school math by day and is occasionally a comedian by night. In addition to co-authoring this book, he has written two guidebooks for new teachers. He lives in New York City with his wife, Erica, and his daughter, Sarah.Pett, Mark: - Writer and illustrator Mark Pett lives in Nevada with his wife and children. Every February, the family draws five random digits from a hat and travels to whatever zip code it makes. He has illustrated several books and is the creator of the syndicated comic strips Mr. Lowe and Lucky Cow.
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