Is That an Angry Penguin in Your Gym Bag?

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Scholastic, Nov 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 196 pages
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The Tardy Boys are back for their fourth funny, smelly adventure!

Thanks to global warming, it's a beautiful eighty-five degree winter morning. Fortunately for the Tardy Boys, The School With No Name has an indoor hockey rink. But when they show up for practice, the ice has been taken over by penguins. With everyone at school busy trying out for the American Super Mega Idol Star Search, only Leyton and Wade can save these creatures from becoming extinct.

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"Is that an Angry Penguin in Your Gym Bag?", by Todd Strasser, is the fourth book in the Tardy Boys book series. The story centers around the unusual migration of blue penguins from Australia to the ... Read full review

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It is good. iI think it is better than the other two books of the Tardy boys.


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Todd Strasser is the author of more than 130 books for teens and middle graders including the 17-book Help! I'm Trapped In series, and numerous award-winning YA novels, including The Wave, Give a Boy a Gun, and Boot Camp. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he has also written for television, newspapers, and magazines such as The New Yorker, Esquire, and The New York Times. Each year he speaks at dozens of schools from coast to coast, as well as at numerous state and regional conferences for teachers and media specialists. You can learn more about Todd and his books at

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