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The Misfits

The Misfits

by James Howe

Skeezie, Addie, Joe, and Bobby call themselves the Gang of Five. Wonder why? Their name is a welcoming to any other kid out there who may find him/herself to be a misfit.

Together, they want to survive the seventh grade and the one-word jokes their classmates have tried to reduce them to. By the end of the school year, they have survived, and also, learned to see themselves as the full, complicated human beings they truly are.
11, 12, 10, 13
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Atheneum Books
Number of Pages
General Fiction, Young Adult

About the Author

James Howe James Howe writes comical and amusing books for young readers. One of his most beloved boks to date is his first, Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery.

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