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Funny Man Gets Rolling,
Perfection Learning, Fall 2003
ISBN 978-0789161000
Ages 7-14

Derrick must complete a community service project, convince his boss to give him a raise, and maintain his football eligibility—and try to tame his smart mouth at the same time. A sequel to the very popular Funny Man.

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Funny Man
Perfection Learning, 2002
ISBN 978-0756908997 (hardcover)
978-0789157331 (paperback)
Ages 7-14

Eighth-grader Derrick wants to be a stand-up comedian, but his football coach, his parents, Joe, his boss at Taste of Italy, his English teacher Dowling the Dragon, and his Mr. Perfect older brother Craig don’t think he’s so funny. When Derrick discovers he needs a B on an English paper to stay eligible for football, how can he tame his smart mouth to stay out of trouble?

2003 Minnesota Book Award finalist. Nominated for YALSA's 2003 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Recommended in Multicultural Review, Editor's Shelf, September 2002.

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Don't Bug Me
Perfection Learning, 1996
ISBN 978-0789102324
Ages 7-14

Zack’s dad drives him to his new middle school in the bug truck, and his new classmates tease him about his father’s pest-control business. How can he handle the hassles?

ALA/YALSA Quick Pick Nomination 1997. Endorsed by the State Council on Black Minnesotans. In legal and social compliance with the State of CA Dept of Education.

 

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The Gotcha Plot
Perfection Learning, 1996
ISBN 978-0780755154 (library binding)
978-0789102348 (paperback)
Ages 7-14

Two friends discover the perfect revenge against a group of bullies when they find a cleaning solution that makes them invisible.

Recommended by Shenandoah Valley VA Youth Librarians. In legal and social compliance with the State of CA Dept of Education.

Gotcha Plot
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