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Funny Stories

3rd & 4th Grade (JX)
Amato, Mary Snarf Attack, Underfoodle, and the Secret of Life The Riot Brothers capture a crook and find treasure.
Series: Riot Brothers
Asch, Frank Star Jumper Alex designs his own spaceship in an attempt to escape his little brother.
Series: Journal of a Cardboard Genius
Benton, Jim Lunch Walks Among Us Mad Scientist Franny has trouble making friends at her new school.
Series: Franny K. Stein
Bruel, Nick Bad Kitty Gets a Bath Compares how cats bathe compared to humans.
Series: Bad Kitty
Child, Lauren Utterly Me, Clarice Bean Clarice tries to solve the mystery of who stole the school’s trophy.
Series: Clarice Bean
Cowell, Cressida How to Train Your Dragon Hiccup tries to pass his initiation test by catching and training a dragon.
Series: Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking
Dowell, Frances Phineas L. MacGuire...Erupts! Science whiz Phineas is forced to team up with a quirky new boy on a science fair project.
Series: Phineas L. MacGuire
Gifford, Peggy Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little Moxy does everything to avoid reading a book.
Series: Moxy Maxwell
Gutman, Dan Miss Daisy is Crazy! Miss Daisy’s unusual teaching methods surprise her students.
Series: My Weird School
Look, Lenore Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Alvin wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.
Series: Alvin Ho
Pilkey, Dav Adventures of Captain Underpants George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a superhero.
Series: Captain Underpants
Stine, R.L. Big Blueberry Barf-off! Bernie tries to outsmart his rival in a pie-eating contest.
Series: Rotten School
Trine, Greg Curse of the Bologna Sandwich Melvin graduates from the superhero academy.
Series: Melvin Beederman, Superhero
Winkler, Henry Niagara Falls, or Does It? Hank is grounded during the week of the magic show.
Series: Hank Zipzer
5th & 6th Grade (J)

Anderson, M.T.

Whales on Stilts Lily and her friends must stop a man from conquering the world using an army of whales.
Series: Pals in Peril
Barnett, M. Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity Twelve year old Steve is mistaken for a real detective.
Series: Brixton Brothers
Blume, Judy Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Peter finds his little brother, Fudge, to be a problem.
Series: Fudge
Cottrell Boyce, Frank Framed Dylan considers turning to crime to support his family’s business.
Cottrell Boyce, Frank Millions Two brothers must spend a huge amount of money quickly before England switches to a new European currency.
Dahl, Roald Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Five children who find five golden tickets tour Willy Wonka’s mysterious candy factory.
Sequel: Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Dahl, Roald Matilda Matilda tries to rid her school of the evil headmistress, Miss Trunchbull.
Fitzgerald, John Great Brain The Great Brain schemes to gain prestige and money.
Series: Great Brain
Gantos, Jack Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key Joey has a hard time controlling himself when his prescription meds wear off.
Series: Joey Pigza
Hirsch, Odo Hazel Green Hazel tries to convince the city to allow kids to march in the annual parade.
Series: Hazel Green
Jonell, L. Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat Emmy discovers her nanny is changing people into rodents.
Series: Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
Kinney, Jeff Greg Heffley’s Journal Greg records his daily attempts to survive middle school.
Series: Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Klise, Kate Regarding the Fountain Chaos ensues when a school orders a new drinking fountain.
Series: Regarding the Fountain
Korman, Gordon No More Dead Dogs Football hero Wallace causes chaos when he joins the school play.
Lowry, Lois Willoughbys With their parents away, the Willoughby children are left in the care of a detestable nanny.
Manes, S. Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days! Milo finds a book that promises to make him perfect.
McKay, Hilary Saffy’s Angel Saffy feels out of place with the rest of her artistic, eccentric family.
Series: Casson Family
Naylor, Phyllis Boys Start the War Brothers declare a practical joke war on the girls that move into the neighborhood.
Series: Boys-Girls Battle Series
Peck, Richard Teacher’s Funeral Russell’s sister takes over teaching at his schoolhouse after his mean old teacher dies.
Peck, Robert Soup The adventures of boys in a small town.
Series: Soup
Robinson, Barbara Best Christmas Pageant Ever A family known to lie and steal gets involved in the community Christmas pageant.
Series: Herdman Kids
Rockwell, Thomas How to Eat Fried Worms Two boys set out to prove that worms make a delicious meal.
Sachar, Louis Holes Unlucky Stanley Yelnats is sent to a correctional camp in the Texas desert.
Sachar, Louis Sideways Stories From Wayside School Stories about a school that was built sideways, with one classroom on each story.
Series: Wayside School
Snicket, Lemony Bad Beginning Three orphaned children must outwit a distant relative who is after their fortune.
Series: Series of Unfortunate Events
Shearer, Alex Sea Legs Twin brothers stow away on their father’s cruise ship.
Umansky, Kaye Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow Solomon, who was discovered with a silver spoon in his mouth, sets out to find his parents.
Series: Solomon Snow
Van Draanen, Wendelin Secret Identity Nolan has a secret identity - Shredderman!
Series: Shredderman
Van Draanen, Wendelin Villian’s Lair Dave and his talking gecko try to retrieve an Aztec artifact from a villain.
Series: Gecko & Sticky
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