Slide Show Prepared By: Paula Trapani-Wiener, Librarian   Lawrence Road Middle School November 2010
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth By Jeff Kinney   While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, mi...
Big Nate By Lincoln Peirce   Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from ...
Am I the Princess or the Frog?   (Dear Dumb Diary Series) By Jim Benton  Jamie Kelly shares with her diary who likes her, ...
Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder By Jo Nesbo New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor to develop his...
I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your Class President By Josh Lieb   Twelve-year-old evil genius, Oliver...
Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go By Dale E. Basye  When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow ...
M Is for Mama’s Boy By Michael Buckley  Led by Duncan "Gluestick" Dewey, the NERDS team uses brain power and cou...
Parties and Potions By Sarah Mlynowski   High school sophomore Rachel and her younger sister Miri, both witches, are intro...
Stinky and Successful By Mary Amato  A collection of three short stories featuring the exploits and adventures of the Riot...
A Whole Nother Story By Cuthbert Soup Ethan Cheeseman and his children, ages eight, twelve, and fourteen, hope to settle i...
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A small sample of our library's newest "funny" books. (Nov. 2010)

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Humorous Fiction

  1. 1. Slide Show Prepared By: Paula Trapani-Wiener, Librarian Lawrence Road Middle School November 2010
  2. 2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth By Jeff Kinney While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.
  3. 3. Big Nate By Lincoln Peirce Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages to make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.
  4. 4. Am I the Princess or the Frog? (Dear Dumb Diary Series) By Jim Benton Jamie Kelly shares with her diary who likes her, that she likes Hudson, and that Hudson likes someone else at Mackerel Middle School.
  5. 5. Doctor Proctor’s Fart Powder By Jo Nesbo New friends Nilly and Lisa help eccentric professor Doctor Proctor to develop his latest invention, a powder that makes one fart, making them very popular at school, but someone is planning to steal the industrial-strength formula for evil purposes.
  6. 6. I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your Class President By Josh Lieb Twelve-year-old evil genius, Oliver, uses his great brain to become the third richest person in the world, and finds that overthrowing foreign dictators is easier than getting the kids in his middle school to vote him class president.
  7. 7. Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go By Dale E. Basye When timid Milton and his older, scofflaw sister Marlo die in a marshmallow bear explosion at Grizzly Mall, they are sent to Heck, an otherworldly reform school from which they are determined to escape.
  8. 8. M Is for Mama’s Boy By Michael Buckley Led by Duncan "Gluestick" Dewey, the NERDS team uses brain power and courage rather than gadgets when they face off against supervillain Simon, his band of savage squirrels, and Albert, a middle-aged computer genius who lives with his mother.
  9. 9. Parties and Potions By Sarah Mlynowski High school sophomore Rachel and her younger sister Miri, both witches, are introduced to a wider community of witches while grappling with the problem of whether or not to reveal their powers to their school friends, father, and step-mother.
  10. 10. Stinky and Successful By Mary Amato A collection of three short stories featuring the exploits and adventures of the Riot Brothers, who seem to find trouble and fun no matter where they go.
  11. 11. A Whole Nother Story By Cuthbert Soup Ethan Cheeseman and his children, ages eight, twelve, and fourteen, hope to settle in a nice small town, at least long enough to complete work on a time machine, but spies and government agents have been pursuing them for two years and are about to catch up.

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