Funny Books about Awkward Boys

Do you know someone who likes to read funny books about awkward boys? Here are some great titles for kids in grades 2-4:

Stuart's Cape book jacketAlvin Ho book jacketMy Rotten Life book jacketMelonhead book jacketKnucklehead book jacket

My Rotten Life by David Lubar: Sick of getting picked on, Nathan Abercrombie uses a serum that is supposed to block emotions, but instead it turns him into a partial zombie. Adventures involving half-dead body parts and staying up late ensue...

Stuart's Cape by Sarah Pennypacker: Moving to a new home and starting third grade at a new school has Stuart worried, until he realizes all he needs to overcome his fears is a magical superhero cape. This quirky beginning chapter book makes a great read-aloud!

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look: Alvin Ho is afraid of everything! In fact, school is so scary it leaves him unable to say a single word. This laugh-out-loud book is great for reluctant readers.

Melonhead by Katy Kelly: Adam "Melonhead" Melon has a knack for getting into trouble. He loves to invent things, but his inventions--including his science fair project-- never quite turn out as planned.

Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka: The popular author of books, such as Time Warp Trio and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, chronicles funny (and sometimes awkward) moments in his childhood.

Do you have any books to add to this list?

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