Something Funny

A Year Down Yonder

By Richard Peck

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Mary Alice is terrified when she's sent to live with her feisty, larger-than-life Grandma Dowdell! A story with lots of laughs and scenes that you will never forget. 

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Angus, Thongs And Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions Of Georgia Nicolson

By Louise Rennison

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You'll laugh out loud when reading this humorous journal about a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl, Georgia Nicolson, who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood animals, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie. 

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Behaving Bradley

By Perry Nodelman

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Roped into updating his high school's Code of Conduct, Brad encounters obstinate faculty members, monstrous bullies, spineless student leaders, and personal agendas. 

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Bone Vol. 1, Out from Boneville

By Jeff Smith

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Humor, mystery, and adventure are spun together in this action-packed, sidesplitting saga. Everyone who has ever left home for the first time only to find that the world outside is strange and overwhelming will love Bone.  

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Don't Call Me Ishmael

By Michael Gerard Bauer

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Unlike underdog Ishmael, new student James—quirky and independent—turns the tables on the class bully instead of avoiding him. An intrepid English teacher and some unlikely comrades round out this cheeky but touching Australian tale. 

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Fractured Fairy Tales

By A. J. Jacobs

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Humorous stories as featured on The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends. 

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Girl Gives Birth to Own Prom Date

By Todd Strasser

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When Brad asks someone else to the senior prom, Nicole resorts to a desperate measure - she decides to make her next-door neighbor over into a dream date. 

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Hoot

By Carl Hiaasen

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Perennial new kid Roy Eberhardt is trying to survive middle school in Coconut Grove, Florida, when he spots a strange boy running through the neighborhoods of his bus route.
Corrupt developers, bullies, and child abuse all play a part in this ecological mystery.  

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Hope Was Here

By Joan Bauer

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Hope, a sixteen-year-old waitress, tackles life with energy and enthusiasm and stays Hope-ful through change and difficulties. She also gives great tips for food service!  

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Never Cry “Arp!”: and Other Great Adventures

By Patrick F. McManus

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Short stories about growing up in Idaho, described as "laugh-out-loud, stomach-clutching, tears-rolling-down-your-cheeks hilarious." 

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