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33 Minutes, by Todd Hasak-Lowy

33 MinutesSummary: An epic lunch period leads to a fateful showdown as small, skinny seventh-grader Sam’s former best friend–now a popular athlete–promises to beat Sam up at recess in exactly thirty-three minutes.


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Fame, Fortune, and the Bran Muffins of Doom, by Marty Kelley

Summary:  Simon’s latest scheme is to gain everlasting fame and glory by winning the school talent show. But there’s the fact he doesn’t sing, dance, or play a musical instrument. Utter humiliation is looking a lot more likely than fame and glory for Simon’s band, The Groovy Guys.

Holiday House

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The Loser List #2:Revenge of the Loser, by H.N. Kowitt


“Danny Shine might have gotten his name off the Loser List in the girls’ bathroom, but he’s still got problems — like the new kid, Ty Randall. Ty seems perfect: handsome, serious, committed to worthy causes — everything Danny’s not. Will out-of-control jealousy wreck Danny’s life, or can he undo the damage before it’s too late?”–

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