From the Series The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook
Uses a humorous approach to provide helpful advice for a wide variety of situations kids may encounter in middle school. Topics include grades and homework, bullying, rumors, crushes, and pimples. Includes directions for some dance steps and a lesson in how to pack your backpack.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 7|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Chapter Books, Hi-Lo, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||Black Rabbit Books|
|Imprint||Smart Apple Media|
|Series||The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook|
|Number of Pages||128|
|Title Format||Reinforced book|
|Author||David Borgenicht, Ben Winters,; Robin Epstein|
|Guided Reading Level||V|
Library Media Connection
This series offers excellent suggestions on how to survive the tween years. Titles contain information on B.O., pimples, surviving being grounded, surviving a bad report card, how to get through a school dance, how to make friends, how to handle homework, how to be popular, etc. The guidance department might want to use the information to plan a sixth grade orientation program for students and parents. Extreme Junior Edition and Weird Junior Edition include survival of rare events: being shipwrecked, erupting volcanoes, surviving a bear attack, outwitting a leprechaun, surviving time travel, etc. The text features provide lots of information in an easy-to-read format accompanied by cartoon pictures. Recommended.