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My Weird School Books In Order

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Publication Order of My Weird School Books

Miss Daisy Is Crazy! (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Klutz Is Nuts! (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Roopy Is Loopy! (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Hannah Is Bananas! (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Small Is off the Wall! (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Hynde Is Out of His Mind! (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Cooney Is Loony! (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. LaGrange Is Strange! (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Lazar Is Bizarre! (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Docker Is Off His Rocker! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Kormel Is Not Normal! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Todd Is Odd! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Patty Is Batty! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Holly Is Too Jolly! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Macky Is Wacky! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Coco Is Loco! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Suki Is Kooky! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Yonkers Is Bonkers! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dr. Carbles Is Losing His Marbles! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Louie Is Screwy! (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Krup Cracks Me Up! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Weird Writing Tips (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weird School Daze Books

Mrs. Dole Is Out of Control! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Sunny Is Funny! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Granite Is from Another Planet! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Coach Hyatt Is a Riot! (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Officer Spence Makes No Sense! (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Jafee Is Daffy! (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dr. Brad Has Gone Mad! (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Laney Is Zany! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Lizzy Is Dizzy! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Mary Is Scary! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Tony Is Full of Baloney! (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Leakey Is Freaky! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weird School Fast Facts Books

Sports (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Geography (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Space, Humans, and Farts (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Explorers, Presidents, and Toilets (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dogs, Cats, and Dung Beetles (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dinosaurs, Dodos, and Woolly Mammoths (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mummies, Myths, and Mysteries (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pizza, Peanut Butter, and Pickles (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weird School Special Books

It's Halloween, I'm Turning Green (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deck the Halls, We're Off the Walls! (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bunny Double, We're in Trouble! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Back to School, Weird Kids Rule! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oh, Valentine, We've Lost Our Minds! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bummer in the Summer! (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
We’re Red, Weird, and Blue! What Can We Do? (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Leprechaun Is Finally Gone! (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weirder School Books

Miss Child Has Gone Wild! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Harrison Is Embarrassin'! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Lilly Is Silly! (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Burke Is Berserk! (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Beard Is Weird! (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mayor Hubble Is in Trouble! (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Kraft Is Daft! (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dr. Nicholas Is Ridiculous! (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Sue Has No Clue! (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Jack Is a Maniac! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Klute Is a Hoot! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Lane Is a Pain! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weirder-est School Books

Dr. Snow Has Got to Go! (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Porter Is Out of Order! (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dr. Floss Is the Boss! (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Blake Is a Flake! (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Marty Loves a Party! (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Bacon Is Fakin'! (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Jo-Jo Is a Yo-Yo! (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Aker Is a Maker! (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Barr Has Gone Too Far! (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Ott Is a Crackpot! (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Stoker Is a Joker! (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lil Mouse Is in the House! (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weirdest School Books

Mr. Cooper Is Super! (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Cuddy Is Nutty! (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Brown Is Upside Down! (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Meyer Is on Fire! (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Daisy Is Still Crazy! (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Nick Is a Lunatic! (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Joni Is a Phony! (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mrs. Master Is a Disaster! (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Tracy Is Spacey! (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Miss Newman Isn't Human! (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mr. Will Needs to Chill! (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ms. Hall Is a Goofball! (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of My Weird School Graphic Novels

Mr. Corbett Is in Orbit! (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
My Weird School Graphic Novel: Get a Grip! We're on a Trip! (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Dan Gutman was born in New York, moving to Newark, New Jersey. There the family was abandoned by the father and the future author of My Weird School series was brought up. After a degree in psychology from Rutgers university, Gutman joined graduate school. With a strong desire to write however, Gutman moved to New York in nineteen eighty and began to write for magazines. While still the editor of Stag, he followed a passion in Video Games to start Video game player later Computer games.

Gutman was however never comfortable with the grownup world. His primary passion lay in writing for kids. Gutman’s computer game related work was also published as a column by Genie Livewire. He has written over seventy books in the My weird school series of books, companion books in the my weird school daze and My weirder school. He is also the author of the million-dollar series, the baseball card series and books such as the race for the sky which is an account of the invention of Aeroplanes by the Right Brothers in the form of a diary. The funny boy series and They came from centre field deal with aliens and extra-terrestrials. The book about aliens trying to learn baseball in They came from centre field is both funny and entertaining. All his books deal with human, kids and their view of the grownups. They also involve interesting and funny characters, teachers and adults all trying to take advantage of the kids.

The My weird school series of books revolve around the adventures of Arlo Jervis or AJ to his friends. His friends include Ryan, Andria, Alexia, Neil and Michael. Together they are witness to sometimes hilarious adventures of the adult characters. Written from a children’s perspective, the primary purpose of the books is to help attract kids to reading. The My weird school series comprises of twenty-one books. My weird school daze has twelve books and other companion series including my weirder school, My Weird School Special, My Weirdest School and My Weird School Fast Facts consist of thirty-five books.

The first book in the my weird school series is Miss Daisy Is Crazy. In this book, AJ and his friends are in for some fun and interesting times. Miss Daisy AJ’s second grade teacher, doesn’t know how to read nor does she comprehend any math. The kids desperately try to teach her multiplication, yet she can’t understand. All she likes doing is eat Bonbons and watch television. AJ and his friends do their best to unravel such facts of life as is the school Nurse Mrs. Cooney, really a spy? Her eye chart on the wall is a mystery to them and they think it might be a code. The book also reveals how AJ’s wildest dream about transforming the school is realised. With a mix of humer, common sensical approach and beautiful understanding of kids, the author manages difficult questions of why is math important? Do football players really need to study? We also meet fascinating characters like Mr. Klutz, the school principal.

Remember Mr. Klutz from the first book? He is back with a bang in this book. The book tells the story of AJ and his friends as they try and understand why their principal behaves the way he does. He skates boards to school for one and offers to throw an unlimited chocolate party if they solve one million math problems. When AJ is sent to the principal’s office for not completing his homework a he is offered a candy as incentive. With loads more humer, black and white cartoons and beautifully simple words this book will keep the second and third graders busy. The book is fun while delivering the same unwavering message of have fun while you learn. The book is also filled with weird antics, interesting challenges and the first-person narrative by AJ showing the working of a child’s mind. IT is sure to delight any child heart with warm and great humer.

Some interesting characters through the books are AJ. He is the main protagonist, loves football, Video games and skate boarding. Another interesting character is Ryan Dole. He is AJ’s best friend. His love for eating things is unrivalled. He eats such strange things as the school lunch, vegetables and seat cushions. He sprayed ketchup and finished off a bus seat’s cushion in one of the books. Neil crouch is another of AJ’s friends. He is known as the Nude kid. Out of the two girls Alexia is the one who likes everything AJ does and hates everything else he dislikes. Finally, Andria is one of two main foil for the main character. She calls boys dumb however secretly admires the hero.

Among the adults or the teachers interesting characters include the principal Mr. Klutz whom we have met before. Mr. Granite is an extra-terrestrial and teaches AJ and his friends. He also runs space ships on potatoes. Ella Mentry is the founder of the school however the school always meets with a mishap when she visits. WE also have the interesting and crazy security guard Officer Spence, the spy Mrs. Cooney and many many more. The books are filled with characters easily comprehensible to children and are sure to become favourites.

Gutman’s book Honus & Me from the Baseball card series, was turned into a television movie by turner network. The stories revolve around Joe Stoshak a child who goes back in time to meet his favourite baseball stars. The movie stars Matthew Modine and Kristin Davis. Gutman rose to fame when his book the Kid who ran for president published in ninety ninety-six, was compared to Trump’s run for president in twenty sixteen in a segment of a John Oliver’s show Last week tonight.

To conclude, Gutman’s books are both entertaining and humorous. They educate kids and show adults a way to reach out to reluctant readers. For parents who have any challenges to get their kids to read will find the book, the accompanying cartoons and large text helpful. The good all-around fun also attracts young readers. Adults and teachers have a lot to learn on interesting ways to teach and motivate children. The author does a great job of presenting kid’s thinking about schools, their views on books and maths.

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