Funny Stories

Teacher's funeral: a comedy in three parts

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By Peck, Richard

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."


Murder of Bindy Mackenzie

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By Moriarty, Jaclyn

Class brain Bindy Mackenzie has alienated her entire high school but when she realizes someone is trying to kill her, she has to make friends in order to get help.


Magic in Manhattan series

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By Mlynowski, Sarah

Living in New York City with her mother and her younger sister, Miri, fourteen-year-old Rachel tries to persuade Miri, who has recently become a witch, to help her become popular at school and to try to stop their divorced father's wedding.


Sleeping freshman never lie

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By Lubar, David

While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott loses old friends and gains some unlikely new ones as he hones his skills as a writer.


Disenchanted Princess

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By Linker, Julie

When powerful Hollywood agent Jean-Claude Deschanel goes to prison for embezzlement, his teenage daughter West is sent to a small town in Arkansas to live with relatives she's never even met.


Absolutely, Positively Not

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By LaRochelle, David

Chronicles a teenage boy's humorous attempts to fit in at his Minnesota high school by becoming a macho, girl-loving, "Playboy" pinup-displaying heterosexual.


Son of the mob

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By Korman, Gordon

Seventeen-year-old Vince's life is constantly complicated by the fact that he is the son of a powerful Mafia boss, a relationship that threatens to destroy his romance with the daughter of an FBI agent.  (sequel: Son of the mob: Hollywood hustle


No more dead dogs

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By Korman, Gordon

Eighth-grade football hero Wallace Wallace is sentenced to detention attending rehearsals of the school play where, in spite of himself, he becomes wrapped up in the production and begins to suggest changes that improve not only the play but his life as well.


My most excellent year: a novel of love, Mary Poppins, and Fenway Park

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By Kluger, Steve

Three teenagers in Boston narrate their experiences of a year of new friendships, first loves, and coming into their own.


Stuck on Earth

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By Klass, David

On a secret mission to evaluate whether the human race should be annihilated, a space alien inhabits the body of a bullied fourteen-year-old boy.


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