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Quick, Upbeat Reads

Looking for something quick that'll make you smile? Check these out:

Worst enemies/best friends by Annie Bryant

Sideways stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar ; illustrated by Dennis Hockerman

The case of the missing marquess by Nancy Springer

Charmed life by Diana Wynne Jones

Molly Moon's incredible book of hypnotism by Georgia Byng

Swindle by Gordon Korman

Regarding the fountain: a tale, in letters, of Liars and Leaks by Kate Klise ; illustrations by M. Sarah Klise

Let's pretend this never happened: by Jamie Kelly by Jim Benton

The Penderwicks: a summer tale of four sisters, two rabbits, and a very interesting boy by Jeanne Birdsall

The strange case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger

Frindle by Andrew Clements ; pictures by Brian Selznick

Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle. Pictures by Hilary Knight by MacDonald, Betty Bard