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Similar Books - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
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J FIC MOS. Middle school is tough enough for normal humans, but when you're a vampire, it's even more challenging. Edgar rises to the occasion with wit, humor, and some help from his friends.
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BLOOD DIARIES - TALES OF A 6TH GRADE VAMPIRE: Middle school is tough enough for normal humans, but when you're a vampire, it's even more challenging. Edgar rises to the occasion with wit...
Blood Diaries: Tales of a 6th-Grade Vampire by Marissa Moss (Juvenile Fiction) 05/13/2014
Catalog - Blood diaries : tales of a 6th-grade vampire
J FIC ANG. Three friends spend Christmas day breaking into the town of Crickenburg's antiquated sewage treatment plant in order to witness with their own eyes the soon-to-be-replaced "poop fountain."
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The Qwikpick Papers by Tom Angleberger-- the boys loved it and surface adventure story hides a more complex tale beneath. Great read.
THE QWIKPICK PAPERS: POOP FOUNTAIN! by Tom Angleberger. What do you do if you live in a very small town and you and your two best friends don't celebrate anything on Christmas Day? You sneak across town to see the "antiquated sludge fountain" at the local sewer plant that is soon to be replaced. Angleberger proves once again that, not only is he a master storyteller, but he truly gets how a real kid's mind thinks and can convey that marvelously on the page.
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J FIC HAR. Nine-year-old Morgan of the Pacific Northwest is fascinated with aliens and the sasquatch, but his real adventures begin when he meets Lewis, whose parents just bought a motel named the Sasquatch Inn.
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Alien Encounter (Sasquatch and Aliens) by Charise Mericle Harper, 2014 *** 3rd through Middle School. Fast paced with self depreciating/realization humor. Great for individual reading or as a class read aloud.
J FIC TAS. Derek Fallon discovers all the angst that comes with being twelve--he just wants to feel grown up, but life gets in the way with a series of mishaps that make him look like a baby.
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Amazon.com: My Life as a Joke (My Life As a...) eBook: Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian: Kindle Store. 5th
My Life as a Joke by Janet Tashjian; cartoons by Jake Tashjian. Derek Fallon discovers all the angst that comes with being twelve-he just wants to feel grown up, but life gets in the way with a series of mishaps that make him look like a baby. 6/13/14
J FIC GRI. A sequel to The 13-Story Treehouse finds Andy and Terry recounting the story of how they first met, an adventure marked by emergency shark operations, giant storms and wooden pirate heads.
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Andy and Terry live in a 26-story treehouse. (It used to be 13 stories, but they've expanded.) It has a bumper car rink, a skate ramp, an antigravity chamber, an ice cream parlor with 78 flavors, and the Maze of Doom--a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come out again. Well, not yet, anyway. This time, the two friends have a whole week to finish their next book, and Andy even knows what it should be about--the story of how he and Terry first met.
The 26-Story Treehouse (13 Story Treehouse) by Andy Griffiths http://www.amazon.com/dp/1250026911/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_M1I0tb1RS6433NT5
J FIC WAT. When videogame obsessed Pete Watson discovers his dad is not only a super-spy but has been kidnapped and is now trapped inside a video game, he has to use his super gaming skills and enter the game to rescue him. And if he succeeds, who will save Pete from his massive crush on Callie Midwood?
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Game Over, Pete Watson by Joe Schreiber, illustrated by Andy Rash. Find this on the New Books shelf under j SCH. When videogame obsessed Pete Watson discovers his dad is not only a super-spy but has been kidnapped and is now trapped inside a video game, he has to use his super gaming skills and enter the game to rescue him. And if he succeeds, who will save Pete from his massive crush on Callie Midwood?
J FIC POT. Starting school in his new home in New York City, frazzled 9-year-old Otis Dooda struggles with a seatmate's icky habits, an impending alien invasion and an encounter with nemesis Sid Frackas. By the best-selling author of the Olivia Kidney series.
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Otis Dooda: Downright Dangerous by Ellen Potter and illustrated by David Heatley [Feiwel & Friends, $13.99 hc] - After surviving the crazy events of his first weeks in New York City, nine-year-old Otis Dooda is starting out at a brand-new school. He would love to make a good impression, but life in Tidwell Towers is never that easy.
Otis Dooda: Downright Dangerous by Ellen Potter (2014)
J FIC OHA. Collects two new stories featuring Tom and his zombie goldfish, Frankie, including Frankie confronting a super-electric zombie eel and rescuing Tom's school play.
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My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish, by Mo O'Hara. (Feiwel and Friends, 2014). Tom rescued Frankie the goldfish from his brother Mark's science experiment, which turned Frankie into a zombie goldfish with hypnotic powers. Since then Frankie has appointed himself as Tom's bodyguard. Frankie and Tom thwart Mark's evil plans. Tom was anticipating his family trip to the seaside, until he learns about the Evil Eel of Eel Bay. Will it be too much for Frankie?
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish: the Seaquel by Mo O'Hara. Collects two new stories featuring Tom and his zombie goldfish, Frankie, including Frankie confronting a super-electric zombie eel and rescuing Tom's school play.
J FIC MAR. Jake and his family have moved to a new state and now Jake must start at the bottom of the social ladder, but he is determined to make friends and get back on top with his box of "kid cards."
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JUST JAKE introduces readers to sixth-grader Jake, whose life is turned upside down when his family moves from Florida to Maryland, where Jake must adapt to a new school. Jake has always ranked the kids at school in his hand-made, humorous "Kid Cards," and when he arrives at his new school, Jake starts building a new collection, befriending as many people as he can while staying under the radar from the school bully.
Just Jake #1 by Jake Marcionette. JUST JAKE introduces readers to sixth-grader Jake, whose life is turned upside down when his family moves from Florida to Maryland, where Jake must adapt to a new school.
J FIC PAS. Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.
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Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done by Stephan Pastis - Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation, is about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school competition to find a stolen globe.
Amanda - July 2014 - Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done by Stephan Pastis
J FIC BAL. Fourth-grader Zack McGee's life is turned upside-down when Amp, a tiny alien, crash-lands in his bedroom, then causes trouble at school while trying to get parts to repair his spaceship.
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Blast Off! (Alien in my Pocket #1) by Nate Ball. Fourth-grader Zack McGee's life is turned upside-down when Amp, a tiny alien, crash-lands in his bedroom, then causes trouble at school while trying to get parts to repair his spaceship.
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J FIC MAC. When Clueless learns that the scribble on the cowboy hat sent by his father is actually the autograph of teen idol Junior McFiddle, everyone in school suddenly wants to be Clueless' friend--and they want his hat.
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CLUELESS MCGEE GETS FAMOUS by Jeff Mack -- For every fan of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, BIG NATE, or TIMMY FAILURE--a laugh-out-loud book with a fun mystery to solve!
J FIC MAC. Fifth-grader PJ "Clueless" McGee writes a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, telling of his attempt to learn who stole the science fair trophy, thus clearing his own name.
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Clueless McGee and The Inflatable Pants: Book 2 by Jeff Mack
Second in a series, but can stand alone. Recommended for 2nd-5th graders (8-11 year olds) who like humor and wonder what else is there to read besides Wimpy Kid books
J FIC MAC. Through a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, fifth-grader PJ "Clueless" McGee tells of his efforts to discover who stole macaroni and cheese from the school cafeteria.
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Clueless McGee, by Jeff Mack. Through a series of letters to his father, a private investigator, fifth-grader PJ "Clueless" McGee tells of his efforts to discover who stole macaroni and cheese from the school cafeteria.
J FIC BRU. Author/illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight. Includes a recipe for roasted turnips.
Graphics Novels, For Kids, The Reader, Bad Kitty, Creative Writing, Nick Bruel, Kids Book, Kitty Drawn, Children Book
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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble by Nick Bruel Z BRU Author/Illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight. Includes a recipe for roasted turnips.
Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble - A children's book: a story about the loveable Kitty from the Bad Kitty series...but it's also a guide which teaches kids to write their own stories. I'm planning to use it in the creative writing class for kids I'm presenting this spring.
J FIC BRO. My whole life I planned on going to pilot school like the rest of my friends--then I got rejected! Along came a little green guy named Yoda who invited me to Jedi Academy. Now I'm at a school with aliens, robots, and lightsaber-wielding bullies who can lift things with their minds! How am I supposed to compete with that? As if starting middle school wasn't hard enough...
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Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown This book is a funny take on StarWars. The main character Ron got rejected from flight school and now has to go to Jedi Academy now he has to get past bullies, awkwardness, and the struggles of middle school fun for all ages!
ThinkGeek :: Jedi Academy Book $9.99 In stock Quantity: OR Add to Wish List 32 Main Description Additional Images Headline: Best. Middle School. Ever! Middle school can be an awkward time for everyone, even in a galaxy far, far away. But when Roan Novachez isn't accepted to the Pilot School he wanted and instead is invited to the mysterious Jedi Academy, he finds an unusual mentor in a confusing, little teacher named Master Yoda. This book, through a compilation of stories, comics, and clippings collected by Roan, shows the lessons learned during his first year at Jedi Academy: how to make a baking soda volcano, how to ask a girl for a dance, and how to lift a boulder with his mind. You know, normal kid stuff. Star Wars: Jedi Academy was written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown, author of the popular Darth Vader and Son (2012) and Vader’s Little Princess (2013). Author: Jeffrey BrownPublisher: Scholastic Inc.ISBN: 9780545505178 Pages: 160Cover: Year: 2013Edition: 1stGenre:
Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown. Find this on the New Books shelf under jBRO. (Graphic novel).
J FIC WAT. Stick Dog and his friends must execute a master plan for stealing hot dogs.
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Stick Dog and his friends must execute a master plan for stealing hot dogs.
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog by Tom Watson, Illustrated by Ethan Long
J FIC WAT. Stick Dog and his four friends - Stripes, Mutt, Poo-Poo and Karen - will do anything to steal some sweet-smelling hamburgers from a family at Picasso Park!
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Stick Dog: This book is too funny ...The Easter Bunny picked a good boys book
Everyday, nine-year-old Otis Dooda confronts a series of zany changes when his father's new job prompts the family's move to a New York City apartment, where Otis is cursed by a guy in a potted plant in their apartment building lobby and has to team up with a new friend and a gassy miniature horse to break the curse.
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"Otis Dooda: Strange but True" by Ellen Potter
As fifteen-year-old Matt copes with freshman year in a Texas high school, his first girlfriend, and the quest to become a drummer in a band, he continually confronts authority figures who slow his progress.
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Book 3. With only one hundred more Spaceheadz to sign up, Michael K.'s friends start planning an Earth-saving party but Michael fears the Brainwave might be used for a much more sinister purpose.
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Book 2. The campaign to save the earth from being turned off is going well, but Michael K. must enlist fellow fifth-graders Venus and TJ to help hide the SPHDZ from Agent Umber, especially when they become involved in a school play.
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SPHDZ Book #2! (Spaceheadz): Jon Scieszka, Shane Prigmore: 9781416979548: Amazon.com: Books
SPHDZ are back! The second installment of a hilarious middle grade series told not just on the books’ pages, but also across the internet with secret codes, alternate endings, interactive content and more!
Book 1. On his first day at Brooklyn's P.S. 858, fifth-grader Michael K. is teamed with two very strange students, and while he gradually comes to believe they are aliens who need his help, he has trouble convincing anyone else of the truth.
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SPHDZ Book #1! (Spaceheadz) by Jon Scieszka, Shane Prigmore, Francesco Sedita
Iowa Children's Choice Award 2013-2014 | Michael K.'s first day as a fifth grader in a new school is not your average first day weird. It's way beyond weird. That's because he is stuck with two new kids who claim to be alien Spaceheadz...
SPHDZ (Spaceheadz Series #1)
Soul Cries: Spaceheadz: Children's Book Review
Book 4. With a mysterious new principal and fifth-grade graduation fast approaching, will Michael K. and his friends be able to find the missing Brainwave before the chief of the Anti-Alien Agency uses it to destroy a planet?
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SPHDZ 4 LIFE! / by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Shane Prigmore ; extra-hot flavor by Casey Scieszka ; sizzlin' cinnamon added by Steven Wei...
Don’t miss the stunning, riveting, hilarious, and 100% fresh conclusion to the interactive Spaceheadz saga! The SPHDZ accomplished their goal of recruiting 3.14 million and one SPHDZ. But the brainwave has been stolen by the chief of the Anti Alien Agency, and it’s up to Michael K., the SPHDZ, and their allies to get it back.
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A collection of ridiculous short stories featuring zombie kittens, rocket stealing ants, and of course, killer koalas from outer space.