MISS DAISY IS CRAZY!
Dan Gutman, , illus. by Jim Paillot. . HarperCollins, $3.99 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-06-050700-8
Well tailored for beginning and reluctant readers, this light, appealingly goofy debut tale in the My Weird School series features short chapters, a relatively large typeface and ample cartoon-style illustrations. On the first day of second grade, narrator A.J. introduces himself to his new teacher by announcing that he likes football and video games—and hates school. He and his classmates are shocked when Miss Daisy replies, "You know what, A.J.? I hate school too." And
Reviewed on: 07/19/2004