Now available in paperback with a brand new title: Kaboom Academy!
"Graduates of Wayside School will fit right in at the decidedly unconventional Kaboom Academy." Kirkus Reviews
Forget everything you know about middle school while reading "this amusing and lighthearted story [that] pokes fun at traditional education, while celebrating nonconformity, individuality, and even oddity" (School Library Journal).
A new middle school has just opened in Horsemouth, New Hampshire: Kaboom Academy. Its a place where cannons go off in the middle of school assemblies, pills contain actual information, and multiplication is made, er, real. (Read: You ever wonder what it would be like if there were two of you? How about four? How about eight? Well, youre about to find out!) The schools new studentsand the Journalism 1A class in particularcant believe all the shenanigans that go on. Whos really in charge of this groundbreaking academy for boys and girls whove fallen out of love with learning? And what does it mean to "blow up the model for middle school"?
A 2015 Children's Choice
From the Hardcover edition.
MAIYA WILLIAMS was editor and vice president of the Harvard Lampoon and a writer/producer for TV shows including Rugrats, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Mad TV. She is the author of a time travel trilogy that includes the critically acclaimed books The Golden Hour, Hour of the Cobra, and Hour of the Outlaw. She lives with her husband, three children, two dogs, two guinea pigs, and a variety of fish in Pacific Palisades, California.