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Niagara Falls, or Does It?

Niagara Falls, or Does It?

Series: Hank Zipzer
by Lin Oliver, Henry Winkler

For Hank, fourth grade does not start out on the right foot. First of all, he gets called to the principal's office on the very first day of school. Then the first assignment his teacher gives him is to write five paragraphs on "What You Did This Summer." Hank is terrified; writing one good sentence is hard for him, so how in the world is he going to write five whole paragraphs?

Hank comes up with a plan: instead of writing what he did on vacation, he'll show what he did. But when Hank's "living essay" becomes a living disaster, he finds himself in detention. Strangely enough, however, detention ends up becoming a turning point in his life.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Comedy and Humor, Realistic Fiction

About the Authors

Lin Oliver Lin Oliver is the coauthor (with Henry Winkler) of the New York Times bestselling middle-grade series, Hank Zipzer: World's Best Underachiever and Who Shrunk Daniel Funk? Lin resides in Los Angeles, California.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Henry Winkler Read about first-time children's author and seasoned actor-director Henry Winkler and the book he co-wrote, Hank Zipzer: The Mostly True Confessions of the World's Best Underachiever.

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