At first it seems as though Maxie, Rosie, and Earl have nothing in common. Maxie is too smart for his own good, Rosie is a born tattler, and Earl can’t stop cracking up when he reads out loud in class. But when all three kids land outside the principal’s office in disgrace, they can’t help comparing notes.
Just when they think there’s no chance of a reprieve, the fire alarm goes off. There’s only one thing for three doomed nerds to do — head straight for the exit doors and dive into the Dumpster!
Barbara Park was best-known as the creator and author of the New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, the stories of an outrageously funny kindergartener that have kept kids (and their grownups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. The series was consistently a #1 New… More about Barbara Park
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Published by Yearling Aug 31, 2011| 128 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307797087
"Here’s a book so funny, readers can’t help but laugh out loud. Three misfits decide to skip school–and then worry all weekend they will be found out. Park’s characters are so real, yet so wild, the actual plot hardly matters. The incredibly fast pacing, the one-liners, and the weird twists make this irresistible. A good read aloud, too."– Booklist, starred review