Synopses & Reviews
Itandrsquo;s the first week of middle school, i.e., the Worst Place in the Entire World. How do you survive in a place where there are tough kids twice your size, sadistic teachers, and restrictions that make jail look like a five-star resort? Easy: with the help of Max Corrigan, middle school andldquo;expertandrdquo; and life coach. Let Max teach you how to win over not just one, but all of the groups in school, from the Preps to the Band Geeks. Along the way, Max offers surefire advice and revealing tips on how to get through universal middle school experiences like gym class, detention, faking sick, dealing with jocks and bullies, and acing exams (without getting caught cheating).
In an innovative format that is part narrative and part how-to, acclaimed illustrator Neil Swaab has created a hilarious new reading experience that is reminiscent of video games and sure to engage even the most reluctant reader.
andquot;Maxand#39;s proposed campaign and Swaaband#39;s oblique storytelling style are equally engaging.andquot;
andquot;...sure to hit the mark with middle schoolers in the trenches.andquot;
From blockbuster author James Patterson comes the third installment in the #1 New York Times bestselling Middle School series!
Georgia Khatchadorian--the sister of the star of the first two Middle School books, Rafe Khatchadorian--plans to excel at Hills Village Middle School in all the places her troublemaking brother failed. She's even bet him that she'll quickly become one of the most popular girls in school. But Rafe left a big mark at HVMS, and no one will give Georgia a chance! Even worse, Rafe has sneakily set her up to embarrass herself in front of the snooty "Princesses" who run the school and the boy who's caught her eye. Will she be able to overcome her fears and win her bet with Rafe? Find out THE TRUTH about Rafe Khatchadorian's sister in the first Middle School story from the point of view of the hilarious Georgia--a girl who's ready to speak her mind!
About the Author
James Patterson was selected by readers across America as the Children's Choice Book Awards Author of the Year in 2010. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, Confessions of a Murder Suspect
and the Maximum Ride, Witch and Wizard, Daniel X, and Alex Cross series. His books have sold over 230 million copies worldwide, making him one of the bestselling authors of all time. He lives in Florida.
Lisa Papademetriou has written or adapted over thirty books for young readers including Sixth-Grade Glommers, Norks, and Me and The Wizard, the Witch, and Two Girls from Jersey. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, daughter, and dog.
Neil Swaab is a freelance illustrator, art director, cartoonist, animator, writer, and educator. His work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, Print Magazine, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.