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If You Liked Freddie Fernortner...

If you liked Freddie Fernortner, then give one of these a try:

When second-grader Eugene and his family move to a new neighborhood and he starts at a new school, he has a chance to bring out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to find the kidnapped class hamster.

Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows

When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.

Miss Daisy is crazy! by Dan Gutman

Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise the second grade students, especially reluctant learner A.J.

Eight-year-old EllRay's father has promised a family trip to Disneyland if EllRay can stay out of trouble for a week, but not defending himself against Jared, the class bully, proves to be a real challenge..

"Young Amelia Bedelia will do almost anything for a shiny new bicycle. Her parents say they'll split the cost with her, and that means Amelia Bedelia needs to put the pedal to the metal and earn some dough! With Amelia Bedelia anything can happen, and it usually does"--.

A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine Applegate

Roscoe Riley, upset with the notion that his teacher could get in trouble, comes up with a plan to keep the bee antennae on the first graders' heads, and help the drummers stay in their seats for the open house play.

Follows the school activities of second-graders, Harry and Doug, as they participate in a secret mission to celebrate "Charlotte's Web," learn how to make green slime, and put on a skit warning about the dangers of smoking.

Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry and his neighbor Moddy Margaret decide to make the most sloppy, slimy, sludgy, sticky, smelly, gluey, gummy, greasy, gloppy glop possible. Is it the best glop in the world or the worst thing that's ever happened to them? Plus three other stories so funny we can't even mention them here..

A happy-go-lucky, waffle-loving narwhal and a cynical, no-nonsense jellyfish forge an unlikely friendship and share adventures while exploring the ocean together.

A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.

A giraffe and a half by Shel Silverstein

A nonsense verse involving a small boy and a hypothetical stretched giraffe. Suggested level: junior.

The fly by Elise Gravel

Celebrates the common house fly, sharing humorous scientific facts about everything from its ability to walk on ceilings to its taste for unappetizing foods.

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