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Welcome to a world where everything seems normal. At least, at first. But the sinister and truly terrifying lurk just beneath the surface. Like a bathtub with a history so haunted, no one dares get in it. . . or an ordinary-looking camera that does unspeakable things to its subjects. . . or a mysterious computer game that has terrible consequences if you lose. . . . From the creator of the blockbuster Alex Rider Adventures and The Diamond Brothers Mysteries, Horowitz Horror is a wicked collection of macabre tales sure to send shivers up your spine.
Welcome to a world where everything seems normal. At least, at first. But the sinister and truly terrifying lurk just beneath the surface. Like a bathtub with a history so haunted, no one dares get in it. . . or an ordinary-looking camera that does unspeakable things to its subjects. . . or a mysterious computer game that has terrible consequences if you lose. . . . From the creator of the blockbuster Alex Rider Adventures and The Diamond Brothers Mysteries, Horowitz Horror is a wicked collection of macabre tales sure to send shivers up your spine. .
It's Christmastime, but with Miss Mackle in the hospital, no one feels much like celebrating. Maybe Harry can think of a way to cheer up Miss Mackle and put the holiday spirit back in Room 2B.
Harry and Doug investigate when special bookmarks begin to disappear while their class is busy studying poetry and running their own post office.
When the post office has donated a real mailbox to room 3B, everyone gets jobs as sorters, stackers, and carriers. ZuZu is in charge of the misaddressed, or dead, letters. But Harry discovers that a thief is using the mailbox for something other than letters. Will he sort out what?s going on? Or will Harry deliver some horribly wrong conclusions? .
There's a war in Room 3B! Horrible Harry and Song Lee are in a fight, and nobody in Room 3B is happy. Harry and Song Lee have been best friends since kindergarten. Song Lee always laughs at Harry's jokes, they both love gross things, and they even got married on the playground in second grade. But ever since Miss Mackle let them work together on a project about dragons, Song Lee hasn't spoken to Harry! Will someone wave the white flag soon and end this war over . . . dragons? .
All the kids from Room 2B are on fire to get their first glimpse of the school's mysterious new teacher, Mr. Skooghammer. With a name like that and a job as the head of the Dungeon (a.k.a. the Suspension Room), it's no wonder everyone's interested in Mr. Skooghammer--and even more interested to see whether or not Harry will become his first prisoner.
A secret teacher party is happening in the library, but who is the party for? Harry and Doug plan to find out, but when they discover Harry's pet cat, Googer, skulking around their classroom, they have to catch him before anyone else does!
A secret teacher party is happening in the library, but who is the party for? Harry and Doug plan to find out, but when they discover Harry's pet cat, Googer, skulking around their classroom, they have to catch him before anyone else does! They chase The Goog all over school--even into places students (and cats) aren't allowed. Will the boys capture The Goog without being caught themselves? Or will Harry's cat get him into the most horrible trouble ever? .
Harry leads a mission to place cobwebs all over school, shows the class how to make green slime, and stages a "deadly skit" that has everyone on the edge of their seats.
Nearly every kid in Room 3B is trying to get picked for the South School Safety Patrol Squad--especially Harry. Harry wants a star badge just like his grandpa's, so he works extra hard to be the perfect student: hanging up his jacket neatly, organizing the crayons in rainbow order, and--his favorite part--cleaning up sticky noodles off the floor after lunch. But Doug thinks someone is taking the power of Safety Patrol too far, maybe even using it to cheat at the Spring Book Fair Raffle! This is Harry's chance to stop the horrible bully and prove that he deserves a special star. Can he do it?
Harry and his classmates in Room 3B have some important holiday celebrating to do-and they're talking about more than Christmas! Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Three Kings' Day, and the Korean New Year are holidays that some of the students celebrate, and Miss Mackle wants everyone to learn about them. All of the kids are feeling festive-except Harry. He's not interested in the holidays, Room 3B's new student, or even the new class pet. What's bothering Harry? Can anything shake him out of his daze?
The holiday season is here, and the kids in Room 3B are learning about all the different ways people celebrate. In addition to Christmas and Hanukkah, there?s Kwanzaa, Three Kings? Day, Korean New Year, and more. All the talk about holidays has everyone feeling festive. Everyone, that is, except Harry. He doesn?t seem to care about the holidays, the class pet, or even the new student in class. It?s clear that something is bugging Harry?but what could it be? .
Everyone in Room 3B knows that if Miss Mackle sees you playing with toys at your desk, she'll confiscate them for her June Box. So when a substitute teacher catches good-girl Song Lee with a pink origami pig, into the June Box it goes. The problem is that this origami was to be a birthday present for Song Lee's grandmother. So Song Lee does the unthinkable: she breaks into the June Box to free her pig. Now Harry, Doug, and the rest of the kids have to work together--before they all wind up in horrible trouble!
As Valentine's Day nears, the students in Room 2B prepare for a possible wedding between Horrible Harry and Song Lee. Delightful. . . . The characters are real and the story is fresh. --School Library Journal
After four days in a row of indoor recess, Miss Mackle's students are bored-until Harry decides to solve the biggest mystery ever in Room 3B! There's a locked closet in the classroom that's been sealed off for years, and he wants to know what's inside. So Harry drafts Doug, Song Lee, and the rest of the class to help him investigate. Their search reveals many surprises-from a hidden trapdoor to...eyeballs! What secret treasures does the closet hold? Is it something more horrible than even Harry can imagine?
After four days in a row of indoor recess, Miss Mackle's students are bored--until Harry decides to solve the biggest mystery ever in Room 3B! There's a locked closet in the classroom that's been sealed off for years, and he wants to know what's inside. So Harry drafts Doug, Song Lee, and the rest of the class to help him investigate. Their search reveals many surprises--from a hidden trapdoor to . . . eyeballs! What secret treasures does the closet hold? Is it something more horrible than even Harry can imagine?
Harry persuades his classmates to sneak through the playground fence during lunchtime recess to view some unusual mushrooms.
It's the last week of second grade. Harry tells his friends about "the purple people", but everyone knows Harry has a big imagination. When Harry offers to bring a purple person to the classroom tea party, will his classmates discover that they are real?
Will the best artist win? The art teacher asks the students of Room 3B to draw posters of things they love, and one of them will get to display his or her artwork on South School's brand-new TV show. Harry doesn't care about the contest. Mary, on the other hand, is convinced that her poster is the best, and she can't wait for her television debut. But if Mary's poster doesn't get selected, then she's going to make horrible trouble for Room 3B--especially Harry!
The kids in Room 3B are holding a Sharing and Caring Tag Sale to earn money for charity. Song Lee and Ida are selling friendship bracelets, Doug is selling books, and Sid is selling delicious, fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies. But something else is on Harry's mind: his grandmother is having money trouble, and Harry wants to help. So he comes up with a plan to raise money for her. The problem is that Harry doesn't realize his plan involves stealing from the class's charity collection! How can Doug stop his friend from becoming a horrible thief? Could the answer come from one of Sid's delicious cookies?
Horrible Harry and his classmates all love Halloween. Everyone wears a costume to school-even Miss Mackle. Every Halloween Harry shocks his classmates with his scary costume. In kindergarten he was a bloody Count Dracula, in first grade he was the Loch Ness Monster, and in second grade he was a slithering snake. So everyone in Room 3B can't wait to see what Harry is going to be this year-and they're in for a really big surprise! "Fans will welcome the characters . . . #and the# classroom, where learning is as much fun as the tricks and treats!" (Booklist) .
Horrible Harry thinks he is the world's second-best detective. He knows Mrs. Funderburke is using a mathematical code to decide day's winners, but can he crack the code before Mary tattles on him? Or will his private-eye days come to a horrible end?
Inspired by his third-grade class's study of the moon, Harry announces that he is going there.
Third grade brings lots of surprises, but one thing hasn't changed a bit--Harry and Sidney are still sworn enemies. And their relationship only gets worse when Sidney accidentally kills Harry's pet spider. But Harry comes up with a horribly funny way to get revenge during a class trip to a scary old prison and a creepy copper mine.
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