Funny Stories

The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin

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By Berk, Josh 

When Will Halpin transfers from his all-deaf school into a mainstream Pennsylvania high school, he faces discrimination and bullying, but still manages to solve a mystery surrounding the death of a popular football player in his class.

Zombies vs. Unicorns

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By Black, Holly 

Twelve short stories by a variety of authors seek to answer the question of whether zombies are better than unicorns.

Spanking Shakespeare

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By Wizner, Jake 

Shakespeare Shapiro navigates a senior year fraught with feelings of insecurity while writing the memoir of his embarrassing life, worrying about his younger brother being cooler than he is, and having no prospects of ever getting a girlfriend.

Spud

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By Van de Ruit, John 

In 1990, thirteen-year-old John "Spud" Milton, a prepubescent choirboy, keeps a diary of his first year at an elite, boys-only boarding school in South Africa, as he deals with bizarre housemates, wild crushes, embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, and much more.

Schwa was here

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By Shusterman, Neal 

A Brooklyn eighth-grader nicknamed Antsy befriends the Schwa, an "invisible-ish" boy who is tired of blending into his surroundings and going unnoticed by nearly everyone.

Confessions of a teenage drama queen

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By Sheldon, Dyan 

In her first year at a suburban New Jersey high school, Mary Elizabeth Cep, who now calls herself "Lola," sets her sights on the lead in the annual drama production, and finds herself in conflict with the most popular girl in school.

Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

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By Sanderson, Brandon 

On his thirteenth birthday, foster child Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand which is immediately stolen by the evil Librarians who are trying to take over the world, and Alcatraz is introduced to his grandfather and his own special talent, and told that he must use it to save civilization.  (sequel: Alcatraz versus the Scrivener’s Bones)

Confessions of Georgia Nicolson (Teen Series)

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By Renninson, Louise 

Presents the humorous journal of a year in the life of a fourteen-year-old British girl who tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood animals, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.

Vampire high

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By Rees, Douglas 

When his family moves from California to New Sodom, Massachusetts and Cody enters Vlad Dracul Magnet School, many things seem strange, from the dark-haired, pale-skinned, supernaturally strong students to Charon, the wolf who guides him around campus on the first day.  (sequel: Vampire high: sophomore year)

The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents

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By Pratchett, Terry 

A talking cat, intelligent rats, and a strange boy cooperate in a Pied Piper scam until they try to con the wrong town and are confronted by a deadly evil rat king.

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