Maxie, Rosie, and Earl: Partners in Grime (Geek Chronicles Series #1)by Barbara Park, Alexander Strogart
Just when they think there's no chance of a reprieve, the
At first it seems as though Maxie, Rosie, and Earl have nothing in common. Maxie is too smart for his own good, Rosie is a born tattler, and Earl can't stop cracking up when he reads out loud in class. But when all three kids land outside the principal's office in disgrace, they can't help comparing notes.
Just when they think there's no chance of a reprieve, the fire alarm goes off. There's only one thing for three doomed nerds to do -- head straight for the exit doors and dive into the Dumpster!
Meet the Author
Barbara Park is one of today's funniest and best-loved writers for middle graders. Her novels, which include Dear God, HELP!!! Love Earl; Skinnybones; The Kid in the Red Jacket; and Mick Harte Was Here have won numerous children's book awards. Barbara thinks that the wonderful thing about writing humor is that she is able to deal with serious issues in a more lighthearted way. Barbara's fans always want to know whether or not her characters are based on her own children (she has two sons) -- in fact, they are not. But having her sons has made it easier for her to know how kids talk and think. What matters most to Barbara is that her books are bringing a few smiles to her readers.
Barbara lives in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with her husband, Richard. She holds a B.S. from the University of Alabama.
- Scottsdale, Arizona
- Date of Birth:
- April 21, 1947
- Place of Birth:
- Mt. Holly, New Jersey
- B.S., University of Alabama, 1969
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Great just great. You just unleashed a curs so tjat tomorow a trash can lid will fall on your head.then you will get cancer and hypothermia so you will die! The only way to stop the curse is to dump this recipe in your friends tomato soup.this is the recipe i talked about: Recipe for disaster: Ingredients: 1 cussing monkey 2 vibrating rhino skull 3 pot of revolting slime 4 smiling gargoyle 5 talking,exploding,wooden spoon How to make it: 1 stuff cussing monkey into vibrating rhino skull 2 stuff vibrating rhino skull into the mouth of the smiling gargoyle 3 dump everything into pot of revolting slime 4 stir with talking,exploding,spoon (if the spoon says ooga ooga balooga you have to sart over) Good luck with this people!!!!!!!!!!!!! HA! HA! HA!
This book is very good. I have read all of the Geek Chronicles books. I recomend this book to ANYONE! It is one of the best books I've read, and I don't read many good books. I used to hate reading, but Barbara Park has inspired me by her brilliant writing. I hope she writes more Geek Chronicles books for me and others to enjoy.
Barbara Park is amazing! She writes so well! She is my favorite author! She always writes the best books, like my favorite book, Mick Harte Was Here. I recomend this book to ANYONE!!! It is one of the best books I've read, and I don't like very many books, so that's an honor!
This is one of the funniest books i have ever read.it is full of adventure and it is the bomb!! any body 1-100 irecamend this book..