My Weird School Daze #1: Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control!

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages

With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!

In this very first book of the My Weird School Daze series, A.J. and the gang are graduating! But the out-of-control PTA president is turning the whole thing into a huge ceremony, complete with fireworks, a petting zoo, and a flyover by the Blue Angels! Why is moving up to third grade such a big deal? And what could possibly go wrong?

Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman’s hugely popular My Weird School chapter book series has something for everyone. Don’t miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang!


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Gutman has a sense of humor that I can appreciate! I enjoy Arlo's side comments when taking everything so literally. For example when Ryan states his mom goes overboard and Arlo makes reference to ... Read full review

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This is the first of a series of chapter books that is very popular among fifth graders. The text is perfect for the fifth grade level. It is not too easy but not too difficult. It is a story about ... Read full review


The New PTA President
Ryans Mom Is Weird
The Good Old Days
Everybody Loves Bonbons
Getting Ready for the Big Day
The Greatest Day of My Life
Why Is There a Square on My Head?
Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah
Mrs Dole Goes Overboard
Throwing Up
Passing Out and Making Out
The Perfect Baby Name

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Dan Gutman is the New York Times bestselling author of the Genius Files series; the Baseball Card Adventure series, which has sold more than 1.5 million copies around the world; and the My Weird School series, which has sold more than 12 million copies. Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, Dan has received nineteen state book awards and ninety-two state book award nominations. He lives in New York City with his wife, Nina. You can visit him online at

Jim Paillot lives in Arizona (another weird place) with his weird wife and two weird children. Isn’t that weird? You can visit him on his weird website at

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