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It’s only been a few years since I finally was able to walk away from a book. I’ve always been a finish it at all costs kind of reader. So, I’ve always been pretty tough on my students in that … Continue reading
So far, most of these books have tried to sneak a little bit of learning in with all the humor. There have been some math problems and some extremely questionable historical information, but Ms. Hannah talks about something I can … Continue reading
The gross-out type humor escalates in this book, with a few bathroom jokes and the boys eating carrots that they’ve shoved up their nose. Girls continue to be crybabies and kiss ups. A.J. continues to find everything about school boring … Continue reading
Essentially, this whole book is just one big bribe. When A.J. finds himself in the principal’s office for failure to complete his work and hurting a girl during a hockey game, he earns himself a chocolate bar. His friends immediately … Continue reading
So, I’ll start by admitting that this series is wildly popular, a huge hit with kids. That said, I can’t say as I’m a fan. I just have a hard time appreciating books where the main focus is tricking kids … Continue reading