In this collection of 10 short stories you get:
Maddy's Guide to Life: Elevator Farts
This funny short story is about the day that Joey came to school after having eaten too many beans the day before. Not only did we all want gas masks to cope with the smell, but it got worse when someone got trapped in an elevator with him. Boy, was that a day to remember!
Maddy's Guide to Life: Halloween
In this funny story, Zoey had some hungry friends over for Halloween. I had my friend Michael, and his pet frog, over. I guess you could say that the evening didn't turn out quite how Zoey expected...but Michael and I did end up with lots of candy. Read the story to find out what happened.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Boogers
In this funny story, Amanda (you know, the so called 'coolest' girl) made a big mistake. She thought the green stuff on Mr. Wrong's sushi was Joey's booger. I don't want to give the whole story away, but what I can tell you is that this led to complete chaos in the classroom. It was pretty funny.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Bullying
Joey's the really annoying kid in our class who farts and plays pranks on everyone. Do you know the type? Well, one day Joey got bullied by some mean big kids. This story shows how by sticking up for each other we can overcome the bullies.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Divorce
I've told you about Amanda before. You know, she's the girl who thinks she's really cool and who isn't that nice to most of the rest of us in the class. One day Amanda got told that her parents were getting a divorce. She wasn't like the old Amanda after that as she blamed herself and felt really angry. I was so glad that we were able to help her get through the bad feelings. That day we all found strengths we didn't know we had.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Family Parties
Zoey was having a boring family birthday party and all I wanted was to admire the food before the guests turned up. Well, things went a little bit wrong (okay, okay - a big bit wrong). All I can say was that Rupert was a big help in cleaning things up.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Facebook Expert
I really needed a new iPad for Christmas but it was so hard trying to get mom to understand this and then things got worse when Zoey found out that I had been into her Facebook account. I'm not sure why, but Zoey didn't appreciate the changes I made to her account.
Maddy's Guide to Life: School Camp
I decided that school camp would be the perfect opportunity for me to take over from Amanda, Pamela and Nancy to become the coolest girl in class. Marshmallows, Dora the Explorer, and a frog meant that things didn't go according to plan, but it turned out that at least one kid thinks I'm great and that's cool.
Maddy's Guide to Life: Bring a Pet to School Day
For Bring a Pet Day I brought my dog Rupert to school. I forgot to ask mom first. Other kids brought pink dyed Chihuahuas, a pet rat, a frog and a psycho cat. Things were going well for a few minutes but then it all went badly wrong. You won't believe what happened to the teacher and the principal! Anyway, it all got sorted out in the end.
Maddy's Guide to Life: School Lunches
Not only was school really boring that day, but then when we had to line up to get lunch in the school cafeteria the food looked really disgusting. It was so gloopy and it looked like something Rupert made. A small frog soon put an end to the lunch food and the day ended up being the best day ever.