We blame Junie B. Jones for the way we ended up. At least a little. As kids, we shamelessly admired her unwavering opinions, trouble-making ways, and complete lack of hesitation for name-calling. To put it simply: She's our favorite brat. Always has been; always will be.
Shardayyy via Flickr Barbara Park, author of the Junie B. Jones book series, died Friday after a long battle with ovarian cancer.
Barbara Park, the author of the beloved book series, died at age 66 on Friday, November 15, at her home in Scottsdale, after a fight with ovarian cancer. In her memory, we're looking back at some of the life lessons we learned from Junie B. Jones.