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Lunch Lady 3: Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta 1 Edition
Contributor(s): Krosoczka, Jarrett J.
ISBN: 0375860940     ISBN-13: 9780375860942
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: December 2009
Annotation: The school lunch lady, a secret crime fighter, investigates a suspicious author after he visits the school and the gym teacher goes missing.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Graphic novels.
School lunchrooms, cafeterias, etc.; Fiction.
Missing persons; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels
Dewey: 741.5/973
LCCN: 2009014886
Lexile Measure: 300
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Series: Lunch Lady
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.25" H x 5.75" W x 0.25" (0.40 lbs)
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 134344
Reading Level: 2.3   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q55243
Reading Level: 2.8   Interest Level: Grades 3-5   Point Value: 3.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Dee, Terrence, and Hector are very excited about Author Visit Day. Lewis Scribson is the author of the famous Flippy Bunny books, and Hector is a huge fan And it gets Dee and Terrence out of math class.
But something is a little off about this special guest. And Coach Birkby, the gym teacher, mysteriously disappears the day of his visit.
What evil designs does this world-famous writer have on his agenda? Lunch Lady's going to get to the bottom of it, even if she has to kick some bunny butt

Contributor Bio(s): rrett J. Krosoczka is the author-illustrator of two previous Lunch Lady adventures, as well as many popular picture books, including Punk Farm, Punk Farm on Tour, Max for President, and Baghead. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, he now lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, with his family.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2010 Spring)
Three friends (a.k.a. "the Breakfast Bunch") wonder what the lunch lady does when she's not cooking. Little do they know she's a superhero in disguise, complete with flying Spatu-copter and lunch tray laptop. This tongue-in-cheek graphic novel series, illustrated in bold black-and-white with vibrant highlighter-yellow accents, is a strong choice for superhero-spoof fans. [Review covers these titles: Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta, Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute, and Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians.] Copyright 2010 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2010 January)

Gr 2-4–Dee, Terrence, and Hector are looking forward to Mr. Scribson's upcoming author visit. Suspicions soon arise, though, when the man refuses to sign Hector's worn copy of Flippy Bunny, snatching it away from him instead. Then Coach Birkby goes missing, and Lunch Lady and Betty start to investigate. They soon learn that gym teachers from other schools the author visited have also disappeared, and they're hot on the case. The illustrator uses a fine line of pen and ink with touches of yellow. Balloon call-outs are large and clear and work well for beginning readers and those new to the graphic-novel format.–Lisa Gieskes, CA Johnson Preparatory Academy, Columbia, SC

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