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My Weirder School weirder than ever! The third grade has won a weird contest, so they get to go on a field trip to the zoo. That's how they meet Miss Child, the weirdest zookeeper in the history of the world. She thinks animals are smarter than people! She thinks elephants can paint pictures! She keeps snakes in her pockets for fun! Guess who's going to wind up in a cage with a lion?
With more than 6.5 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this tenth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz thinks the kids at Ella Mentry School need to learn some self-defense moves. But the guy he hired--Mr. Jack--thinks he's an action hero! He spends all his time looking in the mirror. He does everything in slow motion. How are the kids supposed to learn anything?Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, My Weird School has something for everyone.
My Weirder School weirder than ever! Mr. Harrison, the tech guy at Ella Mentry School, can fix anything: computers, phones, pencil sharpeners. He can also build anything, like a solar-powered umbrella. What a nerd! But when the power goes out in the school, everyone is yelling and screaming and freaking out in the dark. Can Mr. Harrison save the day?
My Weirder School weirder than ever! It's Career Day at Ella Mentry School! Mrs. Lilly is a reporter for the local paper. She's going to come help the kids make their own newspaper, all about the school. What will happen when A.J. and the gang become investigative reporters? Who's going to get fired? Who's going to end up in jail?
My Weirder School weirder than ever! Mr. Burke cuts the grass, trims the bushes, and does the landscaping around Ella Mentry School. He wants to have a corn maze on the baseball diamond and drag races with his riding mower. What's up with the crop circles in the soccer field? And what did he bury under the monkey bars?
My Weirder School weirder than ever! A hot new reality show, The Real Teachers of Ella Mentry, is filming at school. Everybody wants to win the TV show's grand prize! The weird director, Ms. Beard, tells the teachers and students to act normal. Yeah, like that's gonna happen!
My Weirder School weirder than ever! Oh no! Mr. Granite is sick. A. J. and the gang will have a substitute teacher all week. Yay! But Miss Kraft is weird. She wears a clown costume and uses hand puppets to talk. She likes to do magic tricks. And she's happy all the time. What is her problem?
My Weirder School weirder than ever Dr. Nicholas is the weirdest history teacher in history She doesnt care about wars and presidents. She is going to teach the kids about the history of the toilet bowl Is she crazy? She built a time machine so she can take the kids into the past . . . and the future. Guess whos going to get stuck in time?
With over six million copies sold, Dan Gutmans take on the weirdness at Ella Mentry School really gets kids reading Its time for the annual Ella Mentry School fund-raiser, and guess whos in charge? Alexias mom, Ms. Sue She has the teachers selling everything from summer sausages and cheesy popcorn to dead goldfish in plastic bags to raise money for new playground equipment. But what happens when Ms. Sue crosses the line? Somebodys going to end up in the big house (and by "big house," we dont mean a big house ). Dan Gutmans hugely popular My Weird School series has a special following among reluctant readers. Dont miss the hilarious adventures of A. J. and the gang.
Meet Miss Child, a zookeeper who eats lunch with baboons; Mr. Harrison, a tech guy who is on the fritz; Mrs. Lilly, a reporter who digs up dirt; and Mr. Burke, a groundskeeper who races lawnmowers! Will Ella Mentry School ever be the same? Read this four-book collection to find out!
Trip Dinkleman hates to read. Hates, hates, hates it. All he wants to do is play lacrosse. So when the president of the PTA asks Trip to help her out on his way to tryouts, he is not happy. He is even more not happy when a stack of books tumbles onto his head and knocks him out cold. And he is even more not happy when he wakes up and has absolutely no idea where he is. Now all he wants to do is get home. But after encountering a haunted house, aliens, talking animals, and much, much more, he realizes getting home might be just a little bit harder to do than he thought.
This is about a boy named Robert Newton who plays baseball along with his two best friends Manny and Lucy for the Sedona Red Rocks. While playing against the Vortex, Robert is "in the zone" when Simon Foster steps up to bat and Rob is about to pitch.
After accidentally sucking Benjamin Franklin into the 21st century New Jersey with his Anytime Anywhere machine, thirteen-year-old Qwerty Stevens and his best friend almost wind up stuck in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776 when they try to send him back.
After he survives a hit in the head with a baseball, Stosh learns about Ray Chapman, the only player in Major League history to get hit by a ball and die. If only they'd had batting helmets back in 1920. Stosh travels back in time to try and save Ray, in the gripping ninth novel in this series.
With essays from renowned children's book authors such as Ann Brashares, Jeanne DuPrau, Caroline B. Cooney, Laurie Halse Anderson, Bruce Coville, Gennifer Choldenko, and over 100 others, each piece is an informative and inspiring call to kids of all ages to understand what's happening to the environment, and to take action in saving our world.Helpful tips and facts are interspersed throughout. This book will be a great classroom tool to teach young readers how they can help to make the Earth a greener place.From the Trade Paperback edition.
After their infamous homework machine, four friends, now in sixth grade, find themselves once again at the police station, this time giving testimony about an incident involving a powerful computer chip, a Grand Canyon treasure, and a dead body.
Snik, Brenton, Judy, and Kelsey haven't stayed in the best touch since last year's big homework-machine scandal. But they are all pulled back together again when Brenton realizes that the most powerful part of the machine that lets you cheat on homework was never really destroyed. And there is someone out there who wants to use it for a lot more than just cheating. So the group bands together again not only to stop the culprit, but also to be the first to find a hidden treasure. If you enjoyed the first adventure, The Homework Machine, hold on to your hats for this one!
Sometimes you can change history . . . and sometimes history can change you. When Stosh travels into the past to meet Roberto Clemente, a legendary ballplayer and a beloved humanitarian, he's got only one goal: warning Roberto not to get on the doomed plane that will end his life in a terrible crash. In the sixties, Stosh meets free-spirited Sunrise, and together they travel across the country to a ball game that leaves them breathless-and face-to-face with Roberto. But when the time comes for Stosh to return to the future, he finds that the adventure has only just begun. . . . Join Stosh and Sunrise on a journey that will take you into the past, from the excitement of Woodstock to a life-changing encounter with Roberto Clemente--and into a surprising future!
Sometimes you can change history . . . and sometimes history can change you. When Stosh travels into the past to meet Roberto Clemente, a legendary ballplayer and a beloved humanitarian, he's got only one goal: warning Roberto not to get on the doomed plane that will end his life in a terrible crash. In the sixties, Stosh meets free-spirited Sunrise, and together they travel across the country to a ball game that leaves them breathless-and face-to-face with Roberto. But when the time comes for Stosh to return to the future, he finds that the adventure has only just begun. . . . Join Stosh and Sunrise on a journey that will take you into the past, from the excitement of Woodstock to a life-changing encounter with Roberto Clemente-and into a surprising future!
"You wanna know who threw the fastest pitch ever?" Many baseball players claim that Satchel Paige was the fastest pitcher in the history of the game. Stosh and his coach, Flip Valentini, are on a mission to find out. With radar gun in tow, they travel back to 1942 and watch Satch pitch to power hitter Josh Gibson in the Negro League World Series. They soon learn that everything about Satch is fast--whether it's his talking, driving, or getaways. But is he really the fastest pitcher who ever lived? This baseball card adventure is a whirlwind of excitement, drama, and curveballs--starring one of the liveliest athletes in the game!
Every American Wrestling Federation fan knows that, the evil Dr. Demented is the nastiest and most violent pro wrestler around, the man everyone loves to hate. He's always insulting the audience, inflicting pain on the good guys, and yelling his notorious catchphrase. And he always wins, one way or another. So when fourteen-year-old Wesley Brown accidentally discovers the secret identity of Dr. Demented, he freaks out. Now that he recognizes the man behind the mask, Wesley figures he's dead meat...or worse. Wesley knows pro wrestling is just a big show, but he also knows that a monster like Dr. Demented can't be a nice, normal guy out of the ring...can he?
When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson -- and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career -- he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?
The autobiography of the young girl who learned to fly at age 10 and 2 years later piloted a plane across the Atlantic.
When their town gets destroyed by a tornado, everyone is pretty depressed. So in order to cheer everyone up and raise some money, the community decides to put on a talent show. Unfortunately, no one in town is particularly talented. But that doesn't stop everyone from giving it their all! Especially the one star in town. She just might have what it takes--if she can get to the show on time. When another tornado hits, the kids make every effort to put the show on, but there may be more surprises in store!Dan Gutman delivers another hilarious tale about school adventures!
Stosh should have figured that the FBI would find him eventually. Now they've turned up on his doorstep-and they know all about his ability to travel through time using baseball cards. In fact, they want to send him back in time on a mission: to warn President Roosevelt about the attack on Pearl Harbor! But when Stosh finds out that his "ticket" back to 1941 is a Ted Williams card, he starts planning a mission of his own. Williams is one of the greatest hitters of all time-even though he lost almost five years of his career to serve in the Marines. How many more home runs would the Splendid Splinter have hit if he had those years back? What if Stosh can prevent the attack on Pearl Harbor and convince Williams not to serve in the military? Sometimes you can change history. Sometimes history can change you.
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