Attack of the 50 Ft Cupid

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442495173
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Franny’s mom says every mad scientist needs a lab assistant. So for Valentine’s Day Franny gets just that—a Lab assistant. Except Igor isn’t a pure Lab. He’s also part poodle, part Chihuahua, part beagle, part spaniel, part shepherd—and all thumbs. Franny is fuming. She doesn’t even need an assistant. What’s she supposed to do with a good-for-nothing one like Igor? And things get even worse when a giant, fifty-foot, arrow-shooting cupid starts causing trouble all over town. Franny knows it’s up to her—and only her— to save the day. Or could she use a little help?

The Complete Franny K Stein Mad Scientist

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1442474246
Release Date: 2012-10-23
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Calling all mad scientists! Available for the first time, a boxed set of the entire Franny K. Stein series. Follow Franny K. Stein, mad scientist, on all her adventures (and misadventures) as she plots to take over the world! This boxed set includes paperback editions of every book in the series: Lunch Walks Among Us, Attack of the 50 ft. Cupid, Invisible Fran, The Fran that Time Forgot, The Fran with Four Brains, Frantastic Voyage, and The Frandidate. With experiments and inventions ranging from cloning to time travel, Franny shows that ideas can be a blast and uses brains and ingenuity to save the day.

Lunch Walks Among Us

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442495166
Release Date: 2013-04-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Franny K. Stein is not your average girl—she’s a mad scientist. She prefers poison ivy to daisies, and when Franny jumps rope, she uses her pet snake. The kids in Franny’s class think she’s weird, wacky, and just plain creepy. Tired of being stared at, Franny decides to attempt her most dangerous experiment yet—she’s going to fit in. But when a giant Monstrous Fiend attacks the class, everyone knows only a true mad scientist can save the day. But has Franny lost her creepy, crawly ways?

Frantastic Voyage

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher:
ISBN: 1442000074
Release Date: 2009-02-13
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When her lab assistant, Igor the dog, swallows a doomsday device with a ticking clock, Franny K. Stein jumps into action to save her furry friend by shrinking herself down in a miniature machine and entering the body of her beloved pooch where she will have to track down the device and stop it from going off! Reprint.

The Fran with Four Brains

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442495210
Release Date: 2013-06-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Being a mad scientist in the modern world is very hard work. With so much that needs to be done in such a short period of time, multitasking can become overwhelming. Franny needs some additional help. But for Franny there is only one person in the world she trusts to help her with her experiments: herself. So she acquires assistance the mad-scientist way…by building a few real, live, steel-plated Franbots!

The Fran That Time Forgot

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442495197
Release Date: 2013-05-28
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Franny K. Stein didn’t think the time would ever come when someone would realize what the K in her name stood for. And she REALLY didn’t think that same someone would say her middle name in front of the whole school! But that’s what happened at the Science Fair award ceremony, and all the kids and teachers burst out laughing. So Franny does what any respectable mad scientist would do—she goes back in time to change her name. However, things don’t turn out quite as she calculated, and Franny ends up having to face her teenage self in a warped, fourth-dimensional, kid-versus-teen, good-versus-evil, Franny-versus-Franny battle of the minds!

The Frandidate

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416996644
Release Date: 2013-06-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist, has always had her eye on world domination, and she has to start somewhere...like her class elections! If people vote for her, they’ll be giving her all the control she wants. But Franny’s platform doesn’t have the same appeal as her competitors who are offering new playground equipment, so she creates The Frandidate. Made of DNA samples from a dog, a chameleon and a parrot, along with a scrap of carpet (so she’ll know where people stand), Franny’s special suit helps her say and do exactly what people want! But when The Frandidate starts making promises she knows she can’t keep, Franny realizes she might have gone too far…

Let Us Pretend this Never Happened

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780439629041
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including her attempts to triumph over her nemesis, the beautiful and popular Angeline.

Marty McGuire Digs Worms

Author: Kate Messner
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545461412
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A funny, accessible chapter-book series about an irrepressible third grader. Marty McGuire's third-grade class has a special assignment: Save the Earth! Even more exciting, the best project wins a special award. Marty's pretty sure her classmates' ideas won't stand a chance against her plan to turn the garbage from the school cafeteria into fertilizer. All she needs is a little help from her teammate and best friend, Annie--and the worms in her grandma's garden. But it turns out that worms are awfully SLOW eaters. And when the critters escape, the whole class starts grumbling. Can Marty save the Earth without losing her friends?

Frantastic Voyage

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442495203
Release Date: 2013-06-18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Franny’s faithful Lab assistant, Igor, has swallowed a doomsday device that is ready to go off at any moment! For a regular scientist, it might seem like there’s only one way to get the device out—um...make that two ways. But Franny K. Stein is no ordinary scientist, so she concocts her own way to get the device back and save her friend. With her miniaturization machine, Franny shrinks herself to the size of a pin and goes on a field trip like no other...through the body of a ticking time-dog! Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride!

Let s Do A Thing Victor Shmud Total Expert 1

Author: Jim Benton
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780545932851
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

MEET VICTOR, TOTAL EXPERT IN EVERYTHING (except Guy Who Cleans Up Bedrooms) With his confidence, imagination, and trusty sidekick Dumpylumps (who happens to be a duck), there's no telling what trouble he'll get into. Lucky for him, he has a knack for getting himself out of trouble, too. So when he finds himself at the center of an intergalactic conflict, he's pretty sure the only way out is his top-secret kitchen concoction; his teacher, the extraordinary Mrs. Nozzleburp; and the help of his friend Patti. Will he be able to save the day and find his way back to class? And just what is he going to do next?

Ice Magic

Author: Matt Christopher
Publisher: Norwood House Press
ISBN: 9781599531120
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The twin's toy hockey game seems to be magic as it plays games identical to the real ones before they even happen.

Big Nate

Author: Lincoln Peirce
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449410292
Release Date: 2011-03-14
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Big Nate is taking it from the top—the top of the troublemaker's list! Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for school detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth-grade Renaissance man. Middle-grade kids everywhere can relate to Big Nate's daily battle against overzealous teachers, backbreaking homework, wimpy cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. This collection features cartoonist Lincoln Peirce's daily and Sunday comic strips packed with his vintage flair and insights into school humor.