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Hi All:


I'm writing a quirky MG novel that happens mostly in a classroom/school setting, and I'm wondering what other books there are like that?  I know:


Louis Sachar's Wayside Books
Dan Gutman's My Weird School Series
Barbara Robinson's Books (I've only read one-The Best Halloween Ever). 


I didn't mean to, but I do believe I listed them from most outlandish to least outlandish. :D


Thanks!
#1 - August 06, 2014, 05:21 PM

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At least partially in a classroom setting...

I loved I Am A Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President by Josh Lieb.

Wendelin Van Draanen's Shredderman series isn't super outlandish, but definitely has some quirkiness. (lower middle grade, though)

Tom Angleberger's Origami Yoda books mainly take place in school. Again, not crazy outlandish but quirky.




#2 - August 07, 2014, 07:43 AM

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FRINDLE by Andrew Clements
#3 - August 07, 2014, 02:05 PM
ROLLER BOY (Fitzroy Books, 2018)
AMY'S CHOICE (Luminis Books, 2014)
CALL ME AMY (Luminis Books, 2013)
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Thank you Marcia and josiecv!!! :)
#4 - August 07, 2014, 05:57 PM

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The Wednesday Wars by Gary Schmidt. 
#5 - August 08, 2014, 08:56 PM
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Thank you everybody!!! :bananakilt  :)
#6 - August 10, 2014, 08:04 AM

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Look at his other contemporary middle grades too. I don't know about the mysteries.
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