Here’s Hank, the New York Times bestselling series written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, is the perfect series for the transitional reader. It features easy-to-read font, simple funny stories, and characters like Hank Zipzer. Hank may not be the best at spelling (or math, or reading) but he always tries his hardest, whether he’s helping out his younger sister, standing up to the class bully, or getting into—and out of!—trouble with his two best friends.
Hank, the star of the bestselling easy-to-read series, is back! This time, he has to learn the nuts and bolts of making a robot–and making a friend!
Hank’s school is hosting its first-ever Build-a-Robot competition and Hank is ready to win. There’s just one problem: he completely forgot about the contest! While other kids have been working on their robots for a month, Hank has just two days to create an amazing robot that will wow the judges and win him the trophy. To make matters worse, there might be another problem, too. Hank has no idea how to build a robot! With help from Jaden, a robot expert at his school, Hank and his friends construct their robot, Stanley, just in time. But on the day of the competition, Stanley malfunctions! It will take Hank, Frankie, Ashley, and their new friend Jaden to get it back on track. Forget winning the trophy–Hank has to stop a robot on the loose!
In this winning addition to the easy-to-read bestselling series, Hank has to hustle to prove he can be his basketball team’s secret weapon!
For two years running, Hank’s school has beaten their arch rivals at the annual second grade basketball game. When his friends try out, Hank is determined to play, too. There’s just one problem: Hank is terrible at basketball. Luckily Dr. Dunk (AKA Hank’s dad) and Hank’s friends have his back. With a little help, Hank just might be what the team needs to win their first three-peat in PS 87 history!
This bestselling series written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver is perfect for the transitional reader. With a unique, easy-to-read font, endless humor, and characters every kid would want to be friends with, any story with Hank is a slam dunk!
Hank is back and gets to work in the ninth book in the series—this time, he finds himself in quite the pickle!
When Hank goes with his mom to her deli for Take Your Child to Work Day, he learns that he doesn’t have the greatest talent as a deli worker. He messes up all the sandwiches and has to deal with one very unsatisfied customer—his arch-rival, Nick McKelty! So when an important order comes in, Hank only has one chance to get it right, or the eggs won’t be the only things that are fried!
Here’s Hank, the bestselling series written by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, is the perfect series for the transitional reader—easy-to-read font, simple and funny stories, and characters every kid would want to be friends with.
“We Love Nature Day” is fast approaching, and everyone in Hank’s class gets to write and perform a poem. One problem: Hank has no idea where to start. Luckily his mom has a great idea—the family will go camping. Out in nature, Hank will be able to find plenty of inspiration. But when a rainstorm threatens to ruin their night, it’s up to Hank to make sure the night doesn’t turn into a soggy, foggy failure. Can he find the words for his nature poem—and the courage to help his family survive the night?
Find out what Hank cooks up in the seventh book of the series!
Hank is nothing like his cousin Judith Ann. When she comes to stay with the Zipzer family while taking part in a junior chef competition, she gives off an air of perfection. She’s an excellent cook, and doesn’t let Hank forget it, either. But when Hank enters the competition, too, he finds out that he and Judith Ann have more in common than he thinks—and it’s not cooking!
When Hank’s class takes a field trip to the zoo, he quickly gets lost after his partner (and nemesis) ditches him. Unable to read the map, Hank wanders and finds himself locked in a habitat with Elsie, an elephant recently rescued and kept isolated. He begins a game of soccer with her, and they become fast friends. But when Hank notices how lonely Elsie is, he’s determined to help her find her own animal friends.
With Halloween approaching, Hank and his friends decide to watch a scary movie to get ready for the holiday. But the movie turns out to be a bit too scary for Hank, and suddenly he sees zombies every time he closes his eyes. Everyone says zombies aren’t real, but then people around him start moaning and acting like the undead, and he isn’t so sure. Hank isn’t taking any chances—not when there might be zombies on the loose!
Hank’s sister Emily wants Ralph’s Reptile Show to perform at her birthday party more than anything, but Ralph is booked solid. So Hank comes up with a plan: he’ll disguise himself as a magician called The Westside Wizard and pull a snake from thin air! But when Hank’s true identity is revealed during his performance, his good deed might just turn into a huge disaster.
Hank’s class gets to take care of Principal Love’s pet frog while he’s away, and Hank is thrilled when he’s selected to take it home for the weekend. But when he forgets to put the top back on the tank, Hank’s excitement quickly turns to panic–the frog has escaped! The frog hunt is on, but time is running out. Hank needs to find that frog, and fast!
Here’s Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he’s in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn’t try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He’s pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject. (But so are math and reading!) In the second book in this new series, Hank has finally persuaded his dad to get the family a dog, and Hank couldn’t be more excited! Mesmerized by a little wiener dog chasing his tail (making him look like a Cheerio) at the animal shelter, Hank declares him to be the new Zipzer dog. But when Cheerio gets loose in the park, Mr. Zipzer furiously announces that the dog must go. Can Hank convince his father that he wasn’t the one who let Cheerio off his leash, or will he really lose his new pet and best friend?
Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he’s in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn’t try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He’s pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject. (But so are math and reading!) In the first book in this new series, Hank’s class is putting on a play, and Hank wants the lead part: Aqua Fly. But he freezes in his audition and can only buzz like a fly. His teacher creates a special part for Hank, a silent bookmark. This may seem like an insignificant role, but when his enemy, Nick McKelty, freezes during the performance, it’s up to Hank to save the play!