Arnold Z. Ombee has escaped a secret government lab that's developing zombies. Young, scared, and alone, he is found by the Kinders, a warmhearted couple who take him in. The Kinders decide Arnold will become part of their family. They help him disguise his unread appearance and teach him how to act like a human boy. After a lot of practice, he's ready for the ultimate test: Fifth grade! RELATED SUBJECTS: Ghosts, Monsters, Vampires, Witches , Kindness and Compassion , Elementary School
Sassy and Waldo love school! They get to wear a trench coat, and everyone thinks they're a new student named Salty. Except Stewart. He knows the truth. But then Stewart has to stay after school for a club. Sassy and Waldo know that a club is a sandwich. But it's not that kind of club. Sassy and Waldo go to the best place to wait for Stewart in the empty school: the cafeteria! Snacks! Running! Places to nap! Their classmates find out what Salty is doing there and they want in on the club. Only it's not the sandwich kind. RELATED SUBJECTS: Elementary School Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Start a Club by Accident HARDCOVER BOOK
Victor Starspeeder is psyched to be starting school at the Jedi Academy. His sister, Christina does not share an enthusiasm for Victor's newfound educational path. She's horrified that her annoying baby brother will be there to cramp her style. While Victor means well, his excess energy leads him to spend a lot of time in detention with the little, green sage, Yoda. Yoda wants to channel Victor's talents, so he makes the young Padawan join the drama club. Victor is not pleased. "Learn to control your anger, you must! Successfully manage their emotions, a good Jedi can. Box step and jazz hands ... hee hee ... young Padawan will!" Victor will have to make new friends, get on his sister's good side, learn to use the force, and hope the year's drama club performance ("Wookiee Side Story"? "Annie Get Your Lightsaber"?) goes off without a hitch!