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Let’s pretend this never happened (Dear Dumb Diary series #1)
Read the hilarious, candid (& sometimes mean) diary of Jamie Kelly, who promises that everything in her diary is true...or at least as true as it needs to be.
J Fic Benton, Jim
Lunch walks among us (Franny K. Stein series, #1)
A mad scientist who prefers all things spooky, Franny has trouble making friends at her new school so she "experiments" with fitting in.
J Fic Benton, Jim (Easy Chapters)
Attack of the mutant underwear
Fifth-grader Cody Carson keeps a journal of his hopes for a fresh start in a new town, but before school even begins so does his embarrassment.
J Fic Birdseye, Tom
When he turns his teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.
J Fic Clements, Andrew
Miss Daisy is crazy (My Weird School series, #1)
Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her students, especially reluctant learner A.J.
J Fic Gutman, Dan (Easy Chapters)
Prince of Underwhere
Zeek has problems dealing with his sister, his mean cousin, and a bully at school.
J Fic Hale, Bruce
Queen of the world! (Babymouse series, #1)
An imaginative mouse dreams of being queen, but settles for an invite to a popular girl's slumber party.
J 741.5973 Holm, Jennifer L.
Regarding the fountain
When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fountain for their school, he finds that all sorts of chaos results.
J Fic Klise, Sarah M.
Stink: the incredible shrinking kid (Stink series, #1)
The shortest kid in the 2nd grade, James “Stink” Moody thinks he may be shrinking, and his teasing big sister doesn’t help matters.
J Fic McDonald, Megan (Easy Chapters)
Magic Pickle (series)
Weapon Kosher (the Magic Pickle) and Jo Jo Wigman work to stop the Brotherhood of Evil Produce and try to find a way to impress cute Danny Johnson.
J 741.5973 Morse, Scott
Amelia’s notebook (series)
Nine-year-old Amelia records her thoughts and feelings about moving, starting school, dealing with her older sister, and keeping her old best friend.
J Fic Moss, Marissa
Alex, a video game fanatic, and his neighbor Herbert, an inventor, travel to the 22nd century and face off against aliens, who are not as nice as people think.
J Fic Nelson, Peter
Eight-year-old Clementine gets unique hairstyles while sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret.
J Fic Pennypacker, Sara
Dork diaries: tales from a not-so-fabulous life (series)
Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes about her struggle to be popular at her new private school, and of finding her place, eventually.
J Fic Russell, Rachel Renee
Sideways stories from Wayside School
Enjoy these humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways.
J Fic Sachar, Louis
Secret identity (Shredderman series, #1)
Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being harassed by the class bully, has a secret identity—Shredderman!
J Fic Van Draanen, Wendelin