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Holy Enchilada!: Hank Zipzer #6by Henry Winkler
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PS 87 is having multicultural week, and Ms. Adolf's class is putting on a "Foods from Around the World" luncheon. Hank is thrilled&150no reading, no outlining, and no review questions, just cooking! Hank makes enchiladas, and at the luncheon, Ms. Adolf piles her plate with lots of food. But after a few bites, her face turns bright red&150one of the dishes is super-spicy! Ms. Adolf accuses someone of playing a mean practical joke, and punishes the entire class with no recess until the guilty party comes forward. Hank realizes his trouble with numbers might have caused the problem&150what if he accidentally used three cups of peppers instead of 1/3 cup? Will Hank be able to get recess back for everyone without getting detention for the rest of his life?
When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, theyre not impressed. Theyre too old for that stuff. But Mrs. Sanchez their teacher isnt so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students MUST try-out, and EllRay somehow ends up being one of them. Now he must figure out something hes talented at .like, maybe magic?
With some unexpected help from his dad, a scientist, EllRay begins to realize that he does have talent and brains, after all. And, most of all, that he has more in common with his dad than he thought.
But now the pressures on to show his classmates and the whole school that EllRay IS magic
When Hank makes enchiladas for a multicultural luncheon, Mrs. Adolf's face turns bright red after eating one. Believing someone has played a practical joke, she punishes the entire class with no recess. Hank realizes his trouble with numbers may have caused the problem. Illustrations.
About the Author
Henry Winkler is an acomplished actor, producer and director. In 2003, Henry added author to his list of acheivements as he co-authored a series of children's books. Inspired by the true life experiences of Henry Winkler, whose undiagnosed dyslexia made him a classic childhood underachiever, the Hank Zipzer series is about the high-spirited and funny adventures of a boy with learning differences.
Henry is married to Stacey Weitzman and they have three children.
Lin Oliver is a writer and producer of movies, books, and television series for children and families. She has created over one hundred episodes of television, four movies, and seven books. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alan. They have three sons named Theo, Ollie, and Cole, one fluffy dog named Annie, and no iguanas.
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