Book List:149 titles

  • With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!In this fourth book in the My Weirder-est School series, A.J. and his friends learn how to survive in the wilderness.At-ten-tion! The Beaver Scouts are looking ...



  • With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!In this third book in the My Weirder-est School series, A.J. and his friends learn about good oral hygiene.Grab your toothbrushes! It’s National Dessert Day, ...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School!Did you know that the biggest chocolate bar weighed over 12,000 pounds? Did you know that you can stop yourself from crying while chopping onions by holding a slice of bread in your mouth?Learn mor...


  • In this second book in the My Weirder-est School series, A.J. and his friends are getting a substitute. Miss Porter isn’t your average teacher, though. She’s a Personal Digital Assistant that literally knows everything. She can tell a million ...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that ancient Egyptians treated infections by putting moldy bread on them? Did you know that ancient Roman workers would stomp around barefoot in big tubs filled with urine to clean...


  • The ability to read critically is an essential skill vital to success in school. For example, do you know what point of view means? Or how to “read” a picture? Can you tell fact from opinion? Well, whether you’re a kid who's just starti...


  • School’s almost out for the summer, and A.J. is dreaming about all the fun things he’s going to do on vacation. But A.J.’s dream quickly turns into a nightmare when three familiar spirits appear to show him summers past, present, and yet to ...






  • In this jaw-dropping final installment of New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman’s action-packed series, four risk-taking friends travel back in time to record the most infamous duel in American history. Billionaire Miss Z might be out of ...


  • Rappy the Raptor’s class has to write poems about their favorite things for Poetry Week, and the best poet will win a cupcake! Will Rappy discover he’s a poet and he didn’t even know it? Beginning readers will love rapping along to this Leve...


  • In this first book in the My Weirder-est School series, Ella Mentry School is having a science fair! Guest scientist Dr. Snow has arrived to help A.J. and his friends conduct their own cool experiments. But what is “the Snowman” really plannin...


  • In this twelfth book in the My Weirdest School series, there’s a new lunch lady at Ella Mentry! Ms. Hall is obsessed with healthy food, and she makes it her mission to get A.J. and the gang to eat more veggies. But they won’t take this sitting do...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that the biggest dinosaur was probably six stories high and half a football field long? Did you know that Utah is the only place in the world where it’s legal to hunt dinosaurs?!...


  • In this eleventh book in the My Weirdest School series, local ice-cream man Mr. Will is bringing delicious treats to Ella Mentry School! But Dr. Carbles has banned desserts forever and will stop at nothing to ensure that no one breaks the rules. W...


  • In this explosive third installment of New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman’s action-packed series, four thrill-seeking friends travel back in time to document one of the most devastating natural disasters the world has ever seen. Eccent...


  • In this tenth book in the new My Weirdest School series, Sprinkles Newman, the local TV meteorologist, is coming to Ella Mentry School! She’s going to teach A.J. and the gang all about the weather. But what happens when a real live (well, not live)...


  • Join the gang from Ella Mentry School in this hilarious, hijinks-filled sports story as they show young readers why they attend the weirdest -- and most fun! -- school around. With help from Coach Deen, Ryan wants to form a sports team with A.J. a...


  • One day at recess, Rappy the dinosaur gets taken by aliens on a U.F.O. ride. The head alien, Janet, wants Rappy to live with her -- on Mars! Will Rappy stay in space to roam, or will he rap his way back home? Beginning readers will love rapping al...


  • Miss Universe is coming to Ella Mentry School! Her real name is Miss Tracy, and she's a retired scientist who will teach the students about planets and the solar system. But what happens when A.J. is cast as the planet Uranus in the school play?...


  • Mr. Cooper's class is getting a pet! Alexia hopes it is something cool, like a snake. But is she ready to take care of the pet, or will it be one weird mess? Join A.J. and the gang from Ella Mentry School as they show young readers why they attend th...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that the word “independence” never appears in the Declaration of Independence? Did you know that soldiers in World War I collected thousands of glowworms in jars to help them s...


  • It’s Grandparents Day at Ella Mentry School! Alexia’s grandmother Mrs. Master makes weird inventions for a living, but A.J. and the gang come up with the weirdest invention of all. And they’re going to make a bazillion dollars from it! Will the...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School! Did you know that the planet Jupiter has at least fifty moons? Did you know that Albert Einstein’s brain was stolen after he died?! Learn more weird-but-true science facts with A.J. and An...


  • When Rappy the Raptor’s class goes to the library, it’s all Rappy can do not to be noisy. Can he keep his rapping quiet, or will he start a book riot? When students are finding the library a bore, quick-thinking Rappy uses his rhyming skills to s...


  • In New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman’s all-new series, which blends fascinating real history with an action-packed adventure, four very different kids are picked by a mysterious billionaire to travel through time and photograph some of h...


  • Rappy the Raptor is going to the grocery store. What a bore! But Rappy finds himself actually having fun…that is, until he tips over a HUGE display of toilet paper rolls. The manager is angry, but the quick-thinking Rappy uses his rhyming skills t...


  • The teachers of Ella Mentry School are on strike! A.J. and the gang are getting a new principal, Mr. Nick, and he doesn’t believe in rules. Mr. Nick says the students don’t even have to learn if they don’t want to! What could possibly go wrong?...


  • A new series of Level Two I Can Read titles based on Dan Gutman’s My Weird School series, which has sold more than 10 million books! A.J. and Andrea are taking a class trip to the museum! Their museum guide has been warned that one of them might...






  • Mr. Cooper’s class is having a talent show. But A.J. has a problem -- he doesn’t have a talent! What will he do when the big day comes? Join A.J. and the gang from Ella Mentry School as they show young readers why they attend the weirdest -- and ...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School!Did you know that Antarctica’s largest land animal is an insect? Did you know that the smallest country in the world is only 0.2 square miles?!Learn more weird-but-true geography facts with A.J. ...


  • In this fifth book in the My Weirdest School series, the students of Ella Mentry School are in for a surprise. Mr. Cooper is sick, and that means A.J. and the gang are getting a substitute teacher -- crazy Miss Daisy! Now that she’s back, she’s w...


  • It’s Rappy the Raptor’s first day of school, and he’s having a hard time keeping his cool! But when Rappy spots a classmate being bullied, he finds the nerve to speak up -- in rhyme, of course! Parents and kids will snap, tap, and dance firs...


  • Think fast with A.J. and Andrea from My Weird School!Did you know that the only sport that’s been played on the moon is golf? Did you know that an NFL quarterback once threw a touchdown pass to himself?!Learn more weird-but-true sports facts with A...


  • CONGRATULATIONS! You are invited to participate in a very special once-in-a-lifetime experience. Please join me at 4:30 p.m. today. No RSVP necessary. We will hold your place for thirty minutes only. Address: John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon Street...


  • In this fourth book in the new My Weirdest School series, the students of Ella Mentry School are learning about fire safety. Mrs. Meyer of the local fire department has been brought in to teach the students, but she is the weirdest safety expert in t...


  • 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 a...


  • In this second book in the new My Weirdest School series, the students of Ella Mentry School are about to get a wonderful gift -- a million dollars! A.J. and the gang vote to create an in-school, state-of-the-art TV station so the morning announcemen...


  • Meet Rappy the Raptor, a velociraptor who speaks in rhymes all of the time, whether it's morning or noon, October or June. Now, how did it happen that he started rappin'? Well, here's Rappy's story in all its glory! New York Times bestselling auth...


  • Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating fact from fiction, Willie & Me is the perfect mix of history and action for every young baseball fan. Stosh thought he was finished traveling back in time. But...


  • The wackiest road trip in history comes to an action-packed conclusion in book five of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series. When we last left our heroes, twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald were in Roswell, New Mexico, and they had just s...


  • In this first book in the hilarious new My Weirdest School series, part of the internationally bestselling My Weird School series, A.J.'s third-grade teacher, Mr. Granite, is retiring after a million hundred years. It turns out the new teacher, Mr. C...


  • A.J. and the gang from My Weird School star in this series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring all-new hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more. It's the week of Valentine's Day, and A.J.'s class is ge...


  • For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this twelfth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz hires a talent coach, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids prepare for the Ell...


  • A.J. and the gang from My Weird School star in this special series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring all-new hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more. Summer is almost over, and you know what that me...


  • The reading scores at Ella Mentry School are way down, so Mr. Macky has decided to hire a special new helper to whip the kids into shape -- Miss Klute, a Labradoodle! A.J. and his friends don’t understand why they have to read to a therapy dog ever...


  • A.J. and the gang from My Weird School star in this series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring all-new hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more. Hip hop hooray! It's Easter! And this year, Mayor Hubble...


  • The wackiest road trip in history continues in book four of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series, following twins Coke and Pepsi as they dodge villains and visit weird-but-true landmarks from Texas all the way to Roswell, New Mexico! Wi...


  • 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 ...






  • A special four-in-one edition of Dan Gutman's hilarious and delightful Funny Boy series In Funny Boy Meets the Airsick Alien from Andromeda ,Funny Boya smart-aleck from the planet Crouton with the galaxy's best sense of humorshoots his brother wit...


  • Delightful rhyming tale with engaging characters celebrating autumn and learning the true magical meaning of compassion and sharing. Suitable for all ages. Fun recipes as well as informative resources....


  • It's time for the annual Ella Mentry School fund-raiser, and guess who's in charge? Alexia's 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 playgro...


  • A.J. and the gang from My Weird School star in this series of after-school, holiday-themed chapter books featuring brand-new hilarious stories and thirty-two pages of games, puzzles, and more. It's Christmas, and you know what that means! Santa Cl...


  • In this Weird School Special, It’s Halloween, I’m Turning Green!, A.J. and the gang from the My Weird School series are ready for one of their favorite holidays! It’s Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! Wh...


  • A.J. and his friends are now third graders at Ella Mentry school in Dan Gutman’s outrageously funny chapter book series My Weirder School. In this eighth book, Dr. Nicholas Is Ridiculous!, college professor Dr. Nicholas visits A.J.’s class to...


  • 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 sh...


  • The most dangerous road trip in history continues for thirteen-year-old twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald. Just when they thought they were safe, the twins will be chased by an evil Elvis impersonator, trapped in a pool of flesh-eating soda pop, nearl...


  • Funny Boy faces his biggest threat yet -- a plaque attack! Funny Boy’s super-powered sense of humor has saved the world from airsick aliens, bubble-brained barbers, and a chain of chitchatting cheeses. It’s even won him the love of his life: T...


  • When America’s cows go on strike, a gang of interstellar cheeses land on Earth The nation’s cattle have gotten too smart for their own good. Tired of letting humans steal their milk, American cows have gone on strike. This is great news for ev...


  • When America's cows go on strike, a gang of interstellar cheeses land on Earth The nation's cattle have gotten too smart for their own good. Tired of letting humans steal their milk, American cows have gone on strike. This is great news for every ...


  • Children's author and lifelong baseball fan Dan Gutman recounts how he himself was actually the hero in the New York Mets' miraculous defeat of the Boston Red Sox in Game Six of the 1986 World Series--the infamous Bill Buckner game....


  • Mr. Hynde, the substitute music teacher, thinks he's a rock-and-roll star -- and he even shows up on TV! ...


  • 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. Ye...


  • Over 13,000 years ago ... those ancient people in North America at the end of the Ice Age were already using almost every source of good knapping stone which we know about today. How could the "Clovis" culture possibly be the first people on this con...


  • 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: t...


  • 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...


  • Today is Coke and Pepsi McDonald's thirteenth birthday. Someone's out to make sure they never make it to thirteen and a half. Racing across America, the twins will nearly be boiled alive in a huge basket of french fries, frozen to death by soft-s...


  • At the 1929 Rose Bowl, talented center Roy Riegels picked up a fumble and made an incredible sixty-five-yard run. There was just one problem: Roy Riegels was running the wrong way! Renowned author Dan Gutman recreates this painful (but funny) mom...


  • 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 bec...


  • 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 pe...


  • 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 t...


  • The weirdness never stops Oh no Kids are getting too unhealthy, so Ella Mentry School has hired a health teacher to help the kids eat right and exercise. Ms. Leakey is a real health nut. She makes a punching bag filled with junk food She designs a r...


  • In eight days, Coke and Pepsi McDonald are going to turn thirteen. Before then, they'll jump off a cliff, get trapped in the locked basement of their burning school, chased cross-country by murderous lunatics, left for dead in the pit of a sand du...


  • The weirdness never stops Oh no A.J.'s mom just got a job, so he has to go to After School Kids' Kare. And Mr. Tony, the guy who runs it, is crazy. He wants to get into the Guinness Book of World Records by making the world's largest pizza Will A....


  • Something weird is going on! Mr. Granite has been assigned a student teacher, and A.J. and the gang think she might be a vampire. Miss Mary lives in a cave and sleeps hanging upside down from the ceiling. Her boyfriend, Zack, looks like a zombie and ...


  • The weirdness never stops Help With the Recess Enrichment Program, A.J. and the gang have to take classes even during recess The new teacher, Mrs. Lizzy, teaches how to make balloon animals, how to compost worms, and lots of other weird useless sk...


  • Tornado or no tornado, the talent show must go on! This is a funny, action-packed adventure from Dan Gutman. What’s your talent? The kids of Cape Bluff, Kansas, had no idea there were so many aspiring stars among them until a tornado ripped t...


  • What would you do if you knew there was going to be a terrible accident? 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 doo...


  • The weirdness never stops A.J. has to go see Miss Laney, the speech teacher, which makes no sense at all because he already knows how to talk. Miss Laney has him say weird tongue twisters and forces him to star in the third-grade play, Romeo & Jul...


  • Do you have a Christmas wish? On the last day of school before Christmas vacation, the students in Mrs. Walters's fifth-grade class are in for a surprise. A mysterious meteorite crashes into their classroom and a GENIE comes out. When he offers to...


  • The weirdness never stops! Ella Mentry School's counselor wants everybody to stop arguing and get along with one another. He wants everybody to be polite! He wants everybody to live in peace and harmony! What is his problem? Now the boys have to pla...


  • The weirdness never stops! The new vice principal of Ella Mentry School has some crazy ideas on how to teach kids. A.J. and the gang have to stand on their heads while they do math! They have to take a spelling test underwater! Everybody has to do...


  • Brenton, Snik, Judy, and Kelsey are all back for another year of school and another mystery. When they discover that the superchip that made The Homework Machine possible has fallen into the wrong hands, they are determined to get it back. Combine th...


  • The weirdness never stops! The security guard at Ella Mentry School has gone off the deep end! Somebody is stealing peanut butter and jelly sandwiches from the vomitorium, and Officer Spence is on the case. He's arresting everybody in sight! Some...


  • The ball hit me. It sounded like a bomb going off in my head. Everything went dark. The last thing I remember was hearing somebody yell, "Call 911!" When Stosh gets hit in the head with a baseball, he's lucky to survive. Then he learns about anot...


  • 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 al...


  • The weirdness never stops! It's Pee Wee Football season, and A.J.'s new coach is crazy. She wants the boys to do push-ups in the mud. She wants them to pick up a car. And worst of all, she wants to put girls on the team! You'll never believe in a...


  • It's the start of a new school year, and A.J.'s third-grade teacher, Mr. Granite, is out of this world! He's a supergenius who talks weird, acts weird, and looks weird. He knows everything. Is he a computer posing as a person, or does he come from an...


  • HAVING TO READ? NO FAIR! Trip Dinkleman is no fan of reading. He would much rather play sports than look at words on a page. But on his way to lacrosse tryouts, the president of the PTA asks for his help in setting up for the upcoming book fair an...


  • A.J.'s family rented a beach house for the summer, and you'll never guess in a million hundred years who rented the house next door. Well, you have to read the book to find out. So nah-nah-nah boo-boo on you!* *Okay, okay, it's Andrea and her family...


  • The weirdness never stops! A.J. and the gang are graduating! But the out-of-control PTA president is turning the whole thing into a huge ceremony complete with fireworks, a petting zoo, and a flyover by the Blue Angels! Is moving up to third grade s...


  • What would you do if your worst enemy asked you for a favor? Bobby Fuller, the meanest kid ever to play ball, wants Stosh to take him back in time to meet his great-grandfather, the Native American Jim Thorpe. Once known as the greatest athlete in t...


  • Something weird is going on! A.J. thinks that nothing can possibly be as boring as a sleepover in the natural history museum. But anything can happen when Ms. Krup is in charge. The tour guide says that dinosaur skeletons come to life in the middle ...


  • Something weird is going on! It's Valentine's Day! And Mr. Louie, the hippie crossing guard, put a love potion in the water fountain. Now teachers are flirting with each other! Girls are asking boys out on dates! Will A.J. have to kiss Andrea? Not i...


  • Something weird is going on! It's Thanksgiving, but the kids at Ella Mentry School aren't feeling very thankful. That's because Dr. Carbles is grumpier than ever, and he wants to fire Mr. Klutz! Will A.J. and his friends be able to save their princi...


  • Something weird is going on! Mrs. Yonkers, the computer teacher, is the nerdiest teacher in the history of the world. She can type with her feet! She buys foam cheeseheads off eBay! She even puts a Webcam on a turtle! Is she trying to take over the ...


  • They can rule the half-pipe, but can they survive this? Jimmy, David, and Henry are psyched. It's summer, school's out, and they are on their way to California, where they will be able to do some major skating. But on the plane, the unthinkable happ...


  • Something weird is going on! Miss Suki is a famous children's book author -- and she's coming to A.J.'s school! She lives in the rainforest and writes about endangered animals. But when her pet raptor gets loose in the classroom, it's the kids who a...


  • Something weird is going on! It's Poetry Month! And Ms. Coco, who runs the gifted and talented program, is poetry crazy! She cries when she sees a sunset! She thinks boys should have feelings! She talks in rhyme! All the time! Will A.J.'s life ever ...


  • The mighty Casey is getting what any failed sports hero most desires: a second chance. He's got to prove himself after his last, disastrous game. All eyes are on Casey as he steps up to the plate. Will he finally bring joy to Mudville? It's a hilario...


  • Something weird is going on! It's Presidents' Day! And Mr. Macky, the reading specialist, actually expects A.J. and his friends to read stuff about the presidents! Not only that, but he lives in a log cabin and thinks he's Abraham Lincoln! Is he for...


  • Something Weird is Going On! Miss Holly, the Spanish teacher, is hanging mistletoe everywhere! That means boys will have to kiss girls. And girls will have to kiss boys. Ugh! Miss Holly is taking the holidays way too far! ...


  • Something spooky is going on! Mrs. Patty, the secretary, gives out the best Halloween candy in the history of the world! But her house is haunted! People say she's a witch and her husband is a ghost. Is it worth A.J. risking his life for the best ...


  • Something weird is going on! Ms. Todd is subbing, and A.J. and his friends are sure she kidnapped Miss Daisy so she could take over her job. They're going to have to do the detective work to get the goods on her. But it won't be easy! Ms. Todd is th...


  • Twins Dawn and Dusk Rosenberg live for hockey and worship the Montreal Canadiens. But their dad hates the game, and their crotchety, foul-mouthed grandmother thinks the twins should be doing homework and chores instead of wasting their time shooting ...


  • Edward Bogard -- Bogie for short -- may be blind, but he can learn just about anything he sets his mind to -- riding a bike, parasailing, or playing guitar. His dad encourages all of his interests, except one: golf. So when a few of Bogie's clas...


  • Something weird is going on! First the school bus gets a flat tire, and then Mrs. Kormel is totally lost in the middle of nowhere! Mrs. Kormel is the weirdest bus driver in the history of the world, and she's driving everyone crazy!...


  • Doing homework becomes a thing of the past! Meet the D Squad, a foursome of fifth graders at the Grand Canyon School made up of a geek, a class clown, a teacher's pet, and a slacker. They are bound together by one very big secret: the homework mac...


  • "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 trav...


  • Something weird is going on! Mr. Docker must be a mad scientist! He does nutty experiments and he has an evil, demented, cackling laugh. Plus he invented a car that runs onto potatoes. Mr. Docker is the weirdest science teacher ever! Is he trying to...


  • Young Jackie Robinson looses to his older brother Mack in just about any game they play -- Chase the Fox, running and jumping contests -- you name it. One day Jackie gets so frustrated he runs home, stomps up to his room, and takes his anger out on M...


  • Something weird is going on! Miss Lazar, the janitor, likes to dance around the school with a mop! She has a secret room down in the basement where she keeps the bad kids! She says cleaning throw-up is fun! Miss Lazar is the weirdest custodian in th...


  • Something weird is going on! Ms. LaGrange talks funny, and she's from some other country called France! She thinks the vomitorium is a fancy restaurant! Plus she's writing secret messages in the mashed potatoes. Ms. LaGrange is the weirdest lunch la...


  • Something weird is going on! Mrs. Cooney, the school nurse, is a knockout -- and A.J. has a crush on her! But are her charms just a cover for her secret identity as an international spy? Will A.J.'s love for Mrs. Cooney win out over his love for the...


  • One minute Qwerty Stevens is researching a last-minute report on the Internet, and the next minute Benjamin Franklin is sitting on his bed! Thanks to the Anytime Anywhere Machine hooked up to his computer, Qwerty has snatched Franklin from July 4, 17...


  • Something weird is going on! Music class is awesome! The teacher, Mr. Hynde, raps, break-dances, and plays bongo drums on the principal's bald head. But he goes too far when he tries to make A.J. kiss Andrea in the school play. YUCK! Will A.J. survi...


  • Cannons are blasting! Bullets are flying! Wounded soldiers are everywhere! Stosh has traveled back through time to 1863 -- smack into the middle of the Battle of Gettysburg. This may be his most dangerous trip yet! Stosh is determined to learn wheth...


  • Something weird is going on! Miss Small, the gym teacher, is teaching A.J., Andrea, and the gang to juggle scarves, balance feathers, and do the Chicken Dance! Is this any way to stay in shape? Whatever happened to good old dodgeball?...


  • Something weird is going on! Ms. Hannah wears dresses made out of potholders and collects garbage instead of throwing it out. Plus she's making A.J. be partners with smelly Andrea. This is the worst art class ever! ...


  • Something weird is going on! Mrs. Roopy, the new librarian, comes to school wearing a pot on her head! One day she thinks she's George Washington, and the next day she's Little Bo Peep! The worst part is, she doesn't even know how crazy she is! ...


  • Ouchie and Squishy love bowling, even if it isn't the coolest sport. And their favorite place to bowl is Bowl-A-Rama. Squishy especially likes it because it's the perfect setting for a gory horror movie. Then again, he tends to imagine zombies and ki...


  • We, the members of the Get Rich Quick Club, in order to form a more perfect summer, vow that we will figure out a way to make a million dollars by September. We agree that neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night will prevent us from achieving our st...


  • Something weird is going on! Miss Daisy, who teaches second grade, doesn't know how to add or subtract. Not only that, she doesn’t know how to read or write either. She is the dumbest teacher in the history of the world! ...


  • Something weird is going on! Principal Klutz was hanging upside down from the school flagpole! He kissed a pig on the lips! He painted his bald head orange! And now he wants to bungee jump off the roof of the school, dressed like Santa Claus! ...


  • CRASH! Young George (Babe) Ruth sends his friends' baseball right through a kitchen window. George runs in fear all the way to his father's tavern, where he finds a dollar. That's enough money to buy ice cream for all his friends to make up for the l...


  • Johnny Moore lives in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina at the turn of the twentieth century. He is there to witness the Wright brothers make history by becoming the first people to fly. But Johnny's life changes years before the dramatic first flight...


  • When Joe Stoshack's dad ends up in the hospital after a car accident, he has two words to say to his son: Mickey Mantle. For Stosh has a special power -- with a baseball card in hand, he can travel back in time. And his dad has a rare card -- Mantle'...


  • Robert Edwards Stevens, nicknamed "Qwerty," likes digging in his backyard when he's in a bad mood. He doesn't dig for anything special -- he just digs to get his mind off things. One day, when he's really angry and has a lot on his mind, he starts di...


  • 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 t...


  • Goooooal! Whisper Nelson's mental videotape remembers everything -- including scoring a point for the opposing team in her last soccer match four years ago (yikes!). So when she wins a chance to kick a goal past a professional soccer player for a mil...


  • When fourteen-year-old Wesley learns that his mild-mannered gym teacher, Mr. Wheeler, is none other than the evil pro wrestler Dr. Demented, Wesley gets an up-close and personal look at the wacky world of professional wrestling. Original....



  • Is the President the boss of the country? What happens if there's a tie? How does a voting machine work? Who belongs to the electoral college? Election fever is never higher than when the country is electing a president, but how does it all work? I...


  • It's a bird, It's a plane--no, It's Johnny Hangtime!Jumping off the Empire State Building, fighting on the wing of a biplane, and parachuting onto the back of a horse are all in a day's work for 13-year-old Johnny Thyme, a stunt kid known in the movi...


  • On October 1, 1932, during Game Three of the Chicago Cubs-New York Yankees World Series, Babe Ruth belted a long home run to straightaway centerfield. According to legend, just before he hit, Babe pointed to the bleachers and boldly predicted he woul...



  • Funny Boy is a different kind of hero who was sent to Earth for throwing spitballs at his brother, and during his stay on the planet, he realizes that he must save this world with his humor, but no one knows if his jokes will defeat the airsick alien...


  • Meet Judson Moon -- President of the United States of America On January 20, 2001, Judson Moon, age thirteen, was sworn in as President of the United States. The following are excerpts from his Inaugural Address. My fellow Americans, When I...


  • Yip Turner spends more time playing computer games than with other kids. For him, virtual reality usually beats reality! So when his dad, a movie special-effects designer, brings home new software for creating virtual actors, Yip is psyched. He and h...


  • Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can t...


  • How did Kerri Strug go from Olympic hopeful to Olympic champion? How does Dominique Moceanu spend a typical day? This thorough, fun-to-read book answers those questions and many more. You'll learn the ins and outs of the equipment and events, find o...


  • When Eddie Ball finds out about the Finkles poetry contest -- a chance to a million dollars just sinking a foul ball at the NBA finals -- he realizes it could be the end of his and his mother's problems. But someone really wants Eddie to shoot an air...


  • In the town of Sedona, Arizona, where a strange energy vortex causes all sorts of weird events, Rob, the pitcher for the Sedona Red Rocks, uses the energy to leave his body and float above the pitcher's mound...



  • The left fielder for the Medford Maulers, Lee Maigam begins to worry about his own safety when he discovers a monster hanging around his Oregon baseball field, until he realizes that Footsie, an eight-foot-tall Bigfoot, just wants to play baseball, t...



  • The Strike-Out King Strikes It Rich! Joe Stoshack lives for baseball. He knows everything there is to know about the game -- except how to play well. His specialty is striking out. Joe feels like a real loser, and when he takes a low-pay job clean...


  • "Hi! My name is Judson Moon. I'm twelve years old and I'm running for President of the YOU-nited States." That's how I introduced myself to about a zillion people last year. I must have kissed a zillion babies, said a zillion hellos, shaken a zill...