Jen, thank you sooooo belatedly. I fell out of this pocket for a long time!
I did meet Junie B. Jones last weekend. And I will never forget the B!
The precocious 5 year old girl who was reading the book looked puzzled when I said something about getting stickers in your feet if you walk barefoot in weeds. Then her face cleared, and she said, "Do you mean thorns?" To save face, I quickly invented a class of things that includes burrs, thorns, and other sharp plant material: stickers