My Weirdest School #3: Miss Brown Is Upside Down!

Author: Dan Gutman

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062284280

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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With more than 9 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! In this third book in the new My Weirdest School series, the Brain Games are coming to Ella Mentry School! Miss Brown will help the kids do creative projects, like building a bridge out of toothpicks and designing a remote control car. But the kids are up against some tough competition. They will have to compete against the students of Dirk School to win the grand prize: a free trip to PizzaWorld! Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman's hugely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don't miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang.

Miss Brown Is Upside Down!

Author: Dan Gutman,Jim Paillot

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780606376365

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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With guidance from Miss Brown, a teacher who is an expert on creativity, the third grade class at Ella Mentry School builds a car and a bridge to compete in a Brain Games competition against Dirk School.

Reaching Reluctant Young Readers

Author: Rob Reid

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442274425

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 262

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Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each profiled title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage elementary and middle-school-age reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get the reader’s attention. That is followed by a short reading passage to “set the hook” and encourage the young person to read the rest of the book on their own. Further, the book contains several hundred additional recommended titles. The books selected for this collection were chosen following the criteria of reluctant reader books created by the Quick Picks committee sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association. While these guidelines were designed for young adult books, they also work well for middle-grade books. The criteria include: clear writing (no convoluted long sentences with sophisticated vocabulary), high interest “hook” in the first few pages, well-defined characters, interesting plot, and familiar themes.

Three Burps and You're Out #10

Author: Nancy Krulik

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 069815942X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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George is the catcher for his school's baseball team, the Sugarman Sea Monkeys, and they are in the championships! Can George and his teammates defeat their archrivals, the Klockermeister Elementary Kangaroos? Or will the BURP steal the game?

The Diary of Stephanie Dane

Author: Casey Bell

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1257491342

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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This book is for everyone one who had the chance to encounter High School. Whether you finished or not I am sure everyone can identify with one of the characters or events in this book. School, especially High School has always been a task, but it is getting worse as time goes by. Today schools are more dangerous to be in then they were when I was attending. I wrote this book to give a voice to every High School student, past, present, and future. Don't just read this book for the enjoyment, but after reading it; see if there is something you can do differently everyday to make the High School experience better for every student.

Three Men in a Boat

...to say nothing of the dog

Author: Jerome K. Jerome

Publisher: Oldcastle Books

ISBN: 1843444542

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Incompetence, embarrassment and general disaster- no it's not PMQs, it's a trip down the Thames! Three hapless fellows and a world weary dog decide they need a holiday from their exhausting hypochondria. Hilarious mayhem ensues.

In the Break

Author: Jack Lopez

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031608557X

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 300

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After Juan's best friend Jamie is faced with major family drama, they decide to skip town until the situation cools down and go to Mexico in search of the perfect wave. Joined by Jamie's sister Amber, the three of them embark on a road trip of a lifetime. Filled with love, loss, and surfing, Jack Lopez delivers a story as intense as catching the ultimate wave.

The Jock and the Fat Chick

Author: Nicole Winters

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062418416

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 250

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No one ever said high school was easy. In this hilarious and heartwarming debut, one high school senior has to ask himself how much he's willing to give up in order to fit in. Kevin seems to have it all: he's popular, good looking, and on his way to scoring a college hockey scholarship. However, he's keeping two big secrets. The first is that he failed an assignment and is now forced to take the most embarrassing course ever--domestic tech. The second is that he is falling for his domestic tech classmate, Claire. As far as Kevin is concerned, Claire does have it all: she's funny, smart, beautiful, and confident. But she's off-limits. Because Kevin knows what happens when someone in his group dares to date a girl who isn't a cheerleader, and there's no way he is going to put himself—or Claire—through that. But steering clear of the girl of his dreams is a lot harder than Kevin thought…especially when a cooking project they are paired together for provides the perfect opportunity for things to heat up between them outside the classroom…. Epic Reads Impulse is a digital imprint with new releases each month.