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Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just serve sloppy joes—she serves justice! Whatever danger lies ahead, it’s no match for LUNCH LADY!


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Three-time Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer L. Holm teams up with little brother Matthew Holm to bring you a graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal. Meet Babymouse—Her dreams are big! Her imagination is wild! Her whiskers are ALWAYS a mess! In her mind, she’s Queen of the World! In real life…she’s not even Queen of the lunch table. If you love them (and I think you will) there’s 19 more…and counting.


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10-year-old Hà flees with her mother and three older brothers from war-torn Vietnam to the U.S.  Written in accessible, short free-verse poems, the book is based on Lai’s personal experience, powerfully capturing a child-refugee’s struggle with rare honesty.


Second grade can be tough when you’re not a great reader and are afraid to try out for the soccer team (why would you when your older brother is a huge soccer star?)  Luckily, with a little humor, smarts, and a really nice teacher, Stuey makes it through the year just fine.



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