When Katie takes an interest in cheerleading, Suzanne becomes jealous and starts her own squad, but just for the girls from class 4B. Katie isn’t the only one annoyed. The 4B boys are so sick of the girls making up cheers, it looks like a full-fledged spirit war is about to break out. Then the magic wind strikes at the worst possible time, turning Katie into who else?-a cheerleader at the top of a pyramid.
The beginning band has a concert coming up, and Suzanne convinces Katie that she has to look her best for the big night. And that includes a new haircut from Cherrydale’s newest – and sparkliest – hair salon. But when the magic wind switcheroos Katie into Suzanne’s stylist right before Suzanne’s own cut, Katie is left in one hairy situation!
It’s Presidents’ Day, and everyone in class 4A is psyched. It means that they each get to dress up as a president and give an oral report in front of the class. But Katie finds herself on shaky ground after the magic wind switcheroos her into Millard Fillmore of all people. Can she prevent the ultimate Presidents’ Day disaster?
When Katie sees toy bats hanging from the ceiling of class 4A, she thinks they?re Halloween decorations until Mr. G shows up and explains the class is going to study nocturnal animals. A visit to the zoo starts out way cool but quickly goes downhill: Suzanne and Becky won?t stop fighting and then Katie finds herself hanging upside down inside the Bat Cave. Katie has really gone batty this time!
It’s Mother’s Day, and Katie is giving her mom tap dancing lessons! Mrs. Carew really loves Katie’s gift and practices all the time. But when the magic wind switcheroos Katie into her mom right before the audition, Katie panics and blows her mom’s chance. Will Mrs. Carew ever put on her tap shoes again?
Becky is taking riding lessons at the Cherrydale Stables. That’s not news to Katie or her friends: In fact, they are sick of hearing about horses and sick of hearing Becky brag about what a great rider she is. Still, Katie convinces everyone to go to the horse show where Becky wins a medal in the first event, showmanship. The event looks pretty easy. However, Katie gets to see what it’s like from the horse’s perspective when suddenly she’s switcherooed into Becky’s horse Brownie.
It’s baseball season, and Katie and her friends are busy rooting for their favorite team, the Cherrydale Porcupines. Katie loves the team, but can’t understand why her friends are so obsessed with the team’s star shortstop, Mike Reed; she prefers the old shortstop who now sits on the bench every game. But when Katie is switcherooed into the team’s star shortstop, she learns that she should never judge someone until she’s standing in their size-12 baseball cleats!
Class 4A is studying reptiles, which makes class pet Slinky the snake a minor celebrity. The whole class collects worms from the field to feed to Slinky as a treat, but Katie refuses—she’s a vegetarian! Then when the magic wind appears, Katie learns what it’s like to be in someone else’s skin—scaly snake skin to be exact!
One afternoon Katie overhears Mr. G. say he’s cutting off his ponytail and picking up a suit. Mr. G. in a suit? Something strange is going on. Of course, Suzanne thinks she knows exactly what’s going on: Mr. G. is looking for another job. The kids in 4A can’t let Mr. G. leave! So they devise a plan to make sure he stays for good. But when Katie turns into Mr. G., she discovers that she and her friends may have made their problem even worse . . .
The fourth grade is studying fish, and that means a trip to the Cherrydale Aquarium! Everything is going along just swimmingly until Ms. Sweet drops her brand-new engagement ring into the tank—and Katie turns into a fish! Now she’s stuck in a tank and she’s all wet. Well, at least she can try to find Ms. Sweet’s ring . . . although that may be difficult when Katie the clown fish is being chased by a shark!
Katie is psyched for the Parent-Kid Olympics at her school. But it turns out that her parents will be out of town, and so Katies grandfather is going to team up with her instead. Now Katie is worriedPops is great, but hes . . . well, hes OLD! Then the magic wind arrives just in time to cause more trouble. Who has Katie switcherooed into this time? Do aching knees and nose hair give you a clue?
When Miriam gets Suzannes role in the school play (that is, the role Suzanne thinks belongs to her), Katie knows there will be trouble. But she certainly doesnt plan on being involved in it! Unfortunately, the magic wind has plans of its ownit turns Katie into Miriam just before the show! Katie doesnt know the lines and she cant sing. Will the show go on? Will it go on with Suzanne instead?
Heres a funny adventure that kids can really sink their teeth into! When Emma W.s little brother Matthew overhears Katie talking about how awful going to the dentist is, hes terrified! So Katie accompanies him to Dr. Sangs in the hopes of calming Matthew down. Then in less time than it takes to say open wide, she herself turns into the dentist! A predicament, to be sure, but one that ends with a smile.
Katie’s actress friend Rosie invites her to a movie shoot at a ski lodge during winter break. Katie can’t wait to hit the slopes for the first time. But unfortunately, the magic wind doesn’t ever take a break. When Katie turns into the ski instructor, she lands in a very slippery situation. How will Katie fix her troubles this time?
When Katie’s dad, a trivia buff, gets a chance to be a contestant on his favorite TV game show, she quizzes him to prepare him for every possible question. But the one thing she can’t prepare for is the magic wind—which turns her into her dad right as the show is about to air! She’s in a real mess, and this time it’s on national television!