Something Funny

If you need a little humor in your life, take a look at the books on this list. They'll put a smile on your face in no time

Vampire High

By Douglas Rees

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Cody’s move from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts, is a dead loss, until he begins to understand why he’s an outsider among the other students at his new school, the well-endowed, aptly named Vlad Dracul High. 

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Two Parties, One Tux, and a Very Short Film about The Grapes of Wrath

By Steven Goldman

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His best friend reveals that he is gay and his wildly inappropriate English project causes controversy. But, like lots of 17-year old boys, Mitch mostly has sex on his mind in this hilarious and touching “guy book.” 

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There's a Hair in My Dirt

By Gary Larson

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It's not easy being a worm, especially when your story is being told by Far Side cartoonist Larson. 

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The Whistling Toilets

By Randy Powell

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While coaching his best friend Ginny, a star tennis player who's in a slump, Stan finds himself falling for her. 

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

By Christopher Paul Curtis

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A serious story of racial prejudice is enlivened by hilarious incidents between Byron and his younger brother as their family drives from Michigan to Alabama. 

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The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman

By Louise Plummer

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Seventeen-year-old Kate writes, "If you’re turned off by anything with "romance" in the title, don’t be," in the story of her first real boyfriend. 

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The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner

By Walter Dean Myers

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Fifteen-year-old Artemis journeys to Tombstone, Arizona, in 1882 to avenge the murder of his uncle, in a Western spoof complete with dastardly villains. 

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The Princess Diaries

By Meg Cabot

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Fourteen-year-old Mia, who is trying to lead a normal life as a teenage girl in New York City, is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia, a small European principality, and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne. 

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

By Douglas Adams

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This 5-book "trilogy" will keep a grin on your face as you travel around the galaxy with the befuddled human Arthur Dent, alien Ford Prefect and two-headed egomaniac Zaphod Beeblebrox. 

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The Boyfriend List: (15 Guys, 11 Shrink Appointments, 4 Ceramic Frogs, and Me, Ruby Oliver)

By E. Lockhart

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Snappy dialogue and funny footnotes help tell the story of a Seattle fifteen-year-old caught up in a comedy of errors involving her boyfriends, official and unofficial, her best friends, and her parents. 

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