Brass Monkeys

Terry Caszatt (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781934133316

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Description

Brace yourself for the scariest field trip of your life! Bumbling, cowardly Eugene is forced to transfer to a new school in northern Michigan, in the middle of the year, and in the middle of a blizzard. Eugene is used to weird things happening in his life, but this new place feels really bad. He has no idea how bad it's going to get until he meets his new English teacher, "Ming the Merciless." To save his classmates from a fatal graduation from Ming's School of the Brass Monkeys, Eugene must deliver an unfinished book to a legendary teacher named McGinty, who is hiding in the underworld. With the help of some renegade teachers and his new friends, he begins an epic journey to find McGinty. Will Eugene survive the Cliffs of Notes and the Sea of Hot Lunches? Will he reach McGinty in time to expose Ming's plot? A great choice for the reluctant reader, Brass Monkeys is action-packed and full of twists and turns. It's sure to keep readers guessing until the very end.

Reading Level
Lexile
700L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
4.5
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Chapter Books Fairy Tales & Fantasy Friendship High Interest Humor
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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