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My Weird School #01: Miss Daisy Is Crazy!

My Weird School #01: Miss Daisy Is Crazy!

Series: My Weird School (Book #1)
by Dan Gutman Illustrated by Jim Paillot

Miss Daisy, who teaches second grade, doesn't know how to add or subtract. Not only that, she doesn't know how to read or write either. She is the dumbest teacher in the history of the world!

In fact, all the grown-ups at A.J.'s school seem to have something wrong with them. What's going on here? What are A.J. and the kids in his class going to do? They've got to bring Miss Daisy up to second-grade level before the end of the year!

Never before has school been this mixed up, or this much fun. Popular author Dan Gutman pulls out all the stops for this right-on second-grade hilarity.

Series Information

A.J. would rather play video games than go to school. But Ella Mentry is no ordinary school; it's staffed by grown-ups who are offbeat, kooky, and just plain weird. In fact, they're so weird that it's usually up to A.J. and his pals to restore order when things get a little out of hand. In the meantime, the kids discover that school can be fun, even the learning part.

These irreverent early chapter books feature cartoon illustrations and characters whose antics will have readers expecting the unexpected. The original My Weird School series has branched out into My Weird School Daze (following the kids from second to third grade) and My Weirder School (which brings the weirdness of the outside world to Ella Mentry).
Ages
7, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 2 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.3
Lexile Measure
700L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Number of Pages
96
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Dan Gutman In 1978, writer Dan Gutman started his career cranking out humorous essays. 15 years later, his fiction books for kids finally made readers laugh. His first novel, They Came From Centerfield, was followed by the Baseball Card Adventure series.
Jim Paillot Jim Paillot is the illustrator of the My Weird School series by Dan Gutman and the Secrets of a Lab Rat series by Trudi Trueitt. He lives in Arizona with his family.

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