PS 87 is having multicultural week, and Ms. Adolf's class is putting on a "Foods from Around the World" luncheon. Hank is thrilled&150no reading, no outlining, and no review questions, just cooking! Hank makes enchiladas, and at the luncheon, Ms. Adolf piles her plate with lots of food. But after a few bites, her face turns bright red and one of the dishes is super-spicy!
Ms. Adolf accuses someone of playing a mean practical joke, and punishes the entire class with no recess until the guilty party comes forward. Hank realizes his trouble with numbers might have caused the problem and what if he accidentally used three cups of peppers instead of 1/3 cup? Will Hank be able to get recess back for everyone without getting detention for the rest of his life?---from the publisher
160 pages 978-0448433530 Ages 8-12
Keywords: school issues, food, mistakes, humor, fun, teacher, part of a series, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, learning differences, dyslexia, read aloud to third graders, read aloud to 8-10 year olds, reluctant reader, reluctant listener, understanding others