Kids Humorous Fiction

    • Origami Yoda Series
      Tom Angleberger
      Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, worn by their weird classmate Dwight, as they try to figure out whether or not the puppet can really predict the future. Includes instructions for making Origami Yoda.
    • Bad Kitty Chapter Books Series
      Nick Bruel
      Takes a humorous look at the normal way cats bathe, why it is inappropriate for humans to bathe that way, and the challenges of trying to give a cat a real bath with soap and water. Includes fun facts, glossary, and other information.
    • How To Train Your Dragon Series
      Cressida Cowell
      Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy Hooligans, by catching and training a dragon.
    • The 13-Story Treehouse
      Andy Griffiths

      Who wouldn't want to live in a treehouse? Especially a 13-story treehouse that has a bowling alley, a see-through swimming pool, a tank full of sharks, a library full of comics, a secret underground laboratory, a games room, self-making beds, vines you can swing on, a vegetable vaporiser and a marshmallow machine that follows you around and automatically shoots your favourite flavoured marshmallows into your mouth whenever it discerns you're hungry.

    • My Weird School Series
      Dan Gutman

      A.J. and his friends think that Ms. Todd is the strangest substitute teacher in the world, and they decide to investigate her.

    • Sasquatch and Aliens: Alien Encounter
      Charise Mericle Harper

      Nine-year-old Morgan of the Pacific Northwest is fascinated with aliens and the sasquatch, but his real adventures begin when he meets Lewis, whose parents just bought a motel named the Sasquatch Inn.

    • The Popularity Papers Series
      Amy Ignatow
      Two best friends embark on a project to study the behavior and taste of the popular girls at their elementary school so that by the time they get to middle school they too will be in the right crowd. Novel appears in the form of a scrapbook.
    • Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series
      Jeff Kinney
      Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
    • 43 Old Cemetery Road Series
      Kate Klise
      In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author, I.B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.
    • Alvin Ho Series
      Lenore Look
      A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.
    • Amelia Bedelia Chapter Book Series
      Herman Parish

      Young Amelia Bedelia will do almost anything for a shiny new bicycle. Her parents say they'll split the cost with her, and that means Amelia Bedelia needs to put the pedal to the metal and earn some dough! With Amelia Bedelia anything can happen, and it usually does.

    • Timmy Failure Series
      Stephan Pastis

      Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably the nation. And his lazy sidekick, Total, a 1,500-pound polar bear.

    • Big Nate Chapter Books Series
      Lincoln Peirce
      Supremely confident middle school student Nate Wright manages make getting detention from every one of his teachers in the same day seem like an achievement.
    • Dork Diaries Series
      Rachel Renee Russell
      Fourteen-year-old Nikki Maxwell writes in her diary of her struggle to be popular at her exclusive new private school, then of finding her place after she gives up on being part of the elite group.
    • The Fourth Stall Series
      Chris Rylander
      Sixth-graders Mac and Vince operate a business charging schoolmates for protection from bullies and for help to negotiate conflicts peacefully, with amazing challenges and results.