Devised a wonderful mechanism for teaching social history while telling a great tale


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On June 1, your children will be meeting the enormously popular author, Dan Gutman. He has “devised a wonderful mechanism for teaching social history while telling a great tale”. He specializes in taking readers on journeys through history where they can learn about significant historical figures including several of their favorite sports heroes. Dan explains that he “doesn’t write about regular kids doing regular, believable kid things. I like surprise endings and cliff-hangers.”

Should you wish to purchase an autographed book, complete this order form and return it to your teacher. Checks should be made payable to CB LAMB PTO.

Deadline for orders is MAY 20. All books are paperback format unless noted after title.

Recommended for Kindergarten-Second:

Casey Back at Bat ---------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 7.00________

In this picture book, with an entertaining rhyme that is styled after Ernest Thayer’s original poem, Dan Gutman offers Casey what any failed sports hero most desires – a second chance!

Babe Ruth and the Ice Cream Mess ------------------------------------------------------- $ 4.00 _______

Part of the Ready-to Read series, the story of young Babe Ruth who finds a dollar and thinks his troubles will be solved.

This is a silly series for beginning chapter book readers. At Ella Mentry School, all the grownups are quite weird in their own weird way. The main characters are A.J. (a boy who doesn't like school) and his arch-enemy Andrea Young (who loves school and everything else A.J. hates). The adventures of A.J. and Andrea continue into the third grade with Daze and Weirder School and Weirdest School series (released in late February 2015).

My Weird School:

Miss Daisy is Crazy! ( #1) --------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________

Mr. Klutz is Nuts! (#2) --------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________

My Weird School Daze:

Mrs. Dole is Out of Control (#1) -------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________

Mr. Sunny is Funny (#2) -------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________
My Weirder School:

Miss Child Has Gone Wild! (#1) -------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________

Mr. Harrison is Embarrassin! (#2) -------------------------------------------- $ 5.00________
My Weirdest School :

Ms. Cooper is Super (#1) -------------------------------------------- $5.00_________
Recommended for Third Grade and Above:

The Genius Files 1: Mission Unstoppable ---------------------------------------------
$ 7.00________

In eight days, Coke and Pepsi McDonald are going to turn thirteen. Before then, they'll jump off a cliff, get trapped in the locked basement of their burning school, chased cross-country by murderous lunatics, left for dead in the pit of a sand dune, forced to decipher mysterious coded messages, thrown into a giant vat of SPAM, and visit the world's largest . . . ball of twine!

The Genius Files 2: Never Say Genius ---------------------------------------------- $ 7.00 _______

Today is Coke and Pepsi McDonald's thirteenth birthday. Someone's out to make sure they never make it to thirteen and a half. Follow the twins as they race across America to defeat Archie Clone.

The Genius Files #3 You Only Die Twice ----------------------------------------------- $ 7.00_________

The most dangerous road trip in history continues for thirteen-year-old twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald. Just when they thought they were safe, the twins will be chased
by an evil Elvis impersonator, trapped
in a pool of flesh-eating soda pop, nearly pulverized
in a giant shredder, and crushed
in a turbo-charged carnival ride. Worst of all,
no one believes them! Will they make it out alive?

The Genius Files #4 From Texas With Love ---------------------------------------------- $ 7.00_________

After their explosive escape at Graceland, twins Coke and Pepsi are ready to resume their trip across America—only now in a convertible instead of the RV. They travel through Arkansas and Oklahoma, visiting weird-but-true tourist stops along the way, and finally end up in Texas, home of the Weird Capital of the Country, Austin. The twins' many enemies—the bowler dudes, Mrs. Higgins, and Dr. Warsaw—all swear that they're done chasing Coke and Pepsi for good. But when the twins start receiving more codes and ciphers from a mysterious robotic voice, they know someone's after them. They just have to figure out who before the mystery villain finds them first.

BRAND NEW! The Genius Files #5 License To Thrill (Hardcover) ----------- $17.00___________

When we last left our heroes, twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald were in Roswell, New Mexico, and they had just seen a strange beam of light. Now their cross-country road trip is about to take a detour that's out of this world—literally!

Once the twins get their feet back on the ground, they embark on the final leg of their trip, which will take them from the Hoover Dam all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge. Chased by nefarious villains, the twins will be trapped with a venomous snake, pushed through a deadly turbine, and thrown into a volcano. And craziest of all, their parents might finally believe them!

This series brings the legends of baseball back to life! Join Stosh as he travels through time and meets baseball legends such as Honus Wagner, Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Roberto Clemente.

Honus & Me ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 6.00 _________

Babe & Me ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 6.00_________

Ted & Me ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 6.00__________

Roberto & Me ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 6.00_________

Willie & Me (Just Released! hardcover) ------------------------------------------------------- $16.00_________
The Homework Machine ------------------------------------------------------------------------ $ 7.00 _________

Four unlikely fifth grade students are brought together when they each discover the homework machine.

Unfortunately things quickly get out of control, and they are in more of a mess than they ever thought possible.
The Return of the Homework Machine --------------------------------------------------------- $ 7.00 ________

Snik, Brenton, Judy, and Kelsey haven't stayed in the best touch since last year's big homework-machine scandal. But they are all pulled back together again when Brenton realizes that the most powerful part of the machine -- the one that lets you cheat on homework -- was never really destroyed. And there is someone out there who wants to use it for a lot more than cheating.

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