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Article in Juvenile Fiction and Humor categories.

Stories to tickle the funny-bones of 2nd to 4th graders.

J Gutman, Dan. MISS DAISY IS CRAZY! Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J. This is part of My Weird School series and located in the Series Area. Check out other funny Dan Gutman books in the regular stacks!

J Howe, Deborah. BUNNICULA: A RABBIT-TALE OF MYSTERY. Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

J Kline, Suzy. HORRIBLE HARRY AND THE MUD GREMLINS. Harry persuades his classmates to sneak through the playground fence during lunchtime recess to view some unusual mushrooms.

J Kurzweil, Allen. LEON AND THE SPITTING IMAGE. Leon, a 4th grader at The Ethical School, tries to outwit the school bully and learn to sew for fanatical teacher Miss Cronheim, with unexpected help from his final project-- a doll with magical powers. See also Leon and the Championship Chip.

J MacDonald, Betty Bard. MRS. PIGGLE WIGGLE. From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis.

J Peck, Robert Newton. SOUP ON WHEELS. Rob and Soup vie for the prize in their town's "Vermont Mardy Grah."

J Pinkwater, D. Manus. THE HOBOKEN CHICKEN EMERGENCY. Arthur goes to pick up the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner but comes back with a 260-pound chicken. Check out other funny books by this author!

J Reiche, Dietlof. I, FREDDY. Freddy, a remarkably intelligent golden hamster, learns how to read and how to write on a computer and escapes captivity to become an independent and civilized creature. This is Book 1 of the Golden Hamster Saga.

J Sachar, Louis. WAYSIDE SCHOOL GETS A LITTLE STRANGER. Unusual things continue to happen in the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

J Scieska, John. YOUR MOTHER WAS A NEANDERTHAL. The Time Warp Trio find themselves in the middle of an adventure in prehistoric times, where cave art is a form of graffiti and "rock" music takes on a whole new meaning.

J Shipton, Paul. BUG MULDOON: THE GARDEN OF FEAR. Something strange is going on in the garden and Bug Muldoon, beetle private investigator, tries to figure out how the ants and the wasps are involved.

J Stilton, Geronimo. LOST TREASURE OF THE EMERALD EYE. When Geronimo's sister, Thea, discovers an old, mysterious map showing a secret treasure hidden on a faraway island, the gang of the "Rodent's gazette" is dragged into a treasure hunt. Located in Series Area.

J Van Draanen, Wendelin. SHREDDERMAN. Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity—Shredderman! Check out the other books about Shredderman!