Humor for Grades 6-8

Funny stories from the Junior High (Y) collection.
Guys Guys Read: Funny Business    (A collection of humorous stories featuring a teenaged mummy, a homicidal turkey, and the world's largest pool of chocolate milk.)
Allen How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy    (When bowling-obsessed Lamar finds out that his idol is coming to town, he finds himself involved in some unsavory activities.)
Burch The Manny Files     (A shy young boy learns how to be more outgoing and self-confident from his male nanny.)
Cabot The Princess Diaries    (Mia is shocked to learn that her father is the Prince of Genovia and that she is a princess and the heir to the throne.)
Colfer Artemis Fowl    (When an evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy, the fairies fight back.)
Curtis Bucking the Sarge     (Despite his mother's shady business dealings, Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men.)
Dumas It Ain't So Awful, Falafel    (Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s.)
Eulberg Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality    (To escape the shadow of her pageant queen sister, Lexi resolves to get a makeover when she determines her personality isn't enough to get boys' attention.)
Federle Better Nate Than Ever    (Nate concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T.")
Gantos Dead End in Norvelt    (Jack is grounded until he helps an elderly neighbor with a chore involving the newly dead, underage driving, and countless bloody noses.)
Hiaasen Hoot     (Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, helps save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site.)
Holm Middle School Is Worse Than Meatloaf    (The first year of middle school can be exciting, or scary. Just ask Ginny.)
Ignatow Mighty Odds    (A bus crash gives very different four middle schoolers odd super powers. They must pool their powers to find out what happened.)
Kinsella Finding Audrey    (Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder. When Linus comes into the picture, her recovery gains momentum.)
Korman Ungifted    (Troublemaker Donovan is accidentally sent to a special school for gifted students after pulling a major prank at middle school.)
Landy Skulduggery Pleasant     (When Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join Skulduggery Pleasant to save the world from the Faceless Ones.)
Larbalestier How to Ditch Your Fairy     (In a world in which everyone has a personal fairy who tends to one aspect of daily life, Charlie decides she does not want her parking fairy.)
Nelson Gender Blender     (When students in health class are assigned girl/boy partners to discuss gender issues, two students switch bodies.)
Peck The Teacher's Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts    (Russell's dreams of quitting school are disrupted when his sister takes over at his one-room schoolhouse after Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies.")
Rennison Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson    (Georgia tries to reduce the size of her nose, stop her mad cat from terrorizing the neighborhood, and win the love of handsome hunk Robbie.)
Rylander The Fourth Stall    (Sixth graders Mac and Vince operate a business protecting schoolmates from bullies, with amazing challenges and results.)
Sachar Holes    (Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.)
Sanderson Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians     (After Alcatraz Smedry receives a bag of sand which is stolen by the evil Librarians who are trying to take over the world, he must save civilization.)
Smale Geek Girl    (When she is accidentally discovered by a modeling agent, Harriet jumps at the chance to transform herself from a geek to a fashion model.)
Turnage Three Times Lucky    (Two friends turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel seems implicated in a murder.)
Zinn Poison    (When Kyra, a potions master, fails to save her kingdom, she becomes a fugitive, pursued by the King's army and her ex-boyfriend Hal.)
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