This is the sixth Ramona book by Beverly Cleary,which is about Ramona starting third grade and sh gets to take the bus. On the bus she meets Danny(Yard Ape) who she hates at first but later becomes friends with him. Her father is going to college so he can be a teacher. She likes her teacher Mrs Whaley even when they do silent reading. She hates going to Howie Kemp 's house after school to babysit his little sister Willa Jean.