Ten Rules You Absolutely…

Reader’s Advisory

By the Same Author: John Grandits

Technically, it’s not my fault. Offers the thoughts of an eleven-year-old boy who, through a collection of poetry and illustrations, ponders the many things he sees and experiences in the world around him. (WorldCat.org)

Blue lipstick. A 15-year-old girl named Jessie voices typical–and not so typical–teenage concerns in this unique, hilarious collection of poems. Her musings about trying out new makeup and hairstyles, playing volleyball and cello, and dealing with her annoying younger brother are never boring or predictable. Who else do you know who designs her own clothes and writes poetry to her cat? . . . (WorldCat.org)

The travel game. To avoid a nap, Tad plays his favorite quiet game with his aunt and together their imaginations take them from their home in Buffalo, New York, to Hong Kong. (WorldCat.org)

Humorous Stories: Funny

Anderson, Laurie Halse. The hair of Zoe Fleefenbacher goes to school. A young girl’s talented but untamed tresses do not impress her strict first-grade teacher, who has rules for everything, including hair. (WorldCat.org)

Arnold, Tedd. More parts. A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears such expressions as “give him a hand,” “laugh your head off,” and “hold your tongue.” (WorldCat.org)

Arnold, Tedd. Parts. A five-year-old boy thinks his body is falling apart until he learns new teeth grow and hair and skin replace themselves. (WorldCat.org)

Gerstein, Mordicai. Minifred goes to school. When Mr. Portly finds a kitten, he and his wife raise her like a child, but unlike a typical child, Minifred the kitten does not like to follow rules at home or at school. (WorldCat.org)

Huget, Jennifer LaRue. How to clean your room in 10 easy steps. A young girl provides unique advice on how to tidy a bedroom. (WorldCat.org)

Kelley, Marty. Twelve terrible things. Grownups who wax nostalgic about their youth are given a visual tour through twelve terrible experiences of childhood, including bedtime monsters and scary aunties. (WorldCat.org)

Wells, Rosemary. Edward in deep water. Edward, a shy young bear, is not ready for birthday pool parties with high-spirited, grade-school bears. (WorldCat.org)

Willis, Jeanne. Delilah D. at the library. Delilah D., who is convinced she is the queen of a faraway land, tells Library Anne, her babysitter Gigi, and everyone else in the library the rules for proper behavior in the libraries of her kingdom. (WorldCat.org)

Humorous Stories: Attention-Grabbing

Brown, Marc Tolon. Arthur meets the President. Arthur’s essay wins a contest and he has to read it to the President in a special ceremony at the White House. (WorldCat.org)

Pearson, Susan. How to teach a slug to read. Provides simple, step-by-step instructions for teaching a slug how to read, including using Mother Slug rhymes, helping your slug sound out words, and making vocabulary lists. (WorldCat.org)

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