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Wayside School Is Falling Down
Wayside School Is Falling Down | Louis Sachar
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More fun inThe Wacky World ofWayside School"Watch closely," said Mrs. Jewls. "You can learn much faster using a computer instead of paper and pencil." Then she pushed the new computer out the window The children all watched it fall thirty floors and smash against the sidewalk. "See?" said Mrs. Jewls. "That's gravity! I've been trying to teach you about gravity, but the computer showed you a lot quicker!"That's the way things happen at Wayside School. There are 29 kids in Mrs. Jewls's class and this book is about all of them. There is Todd, who got in trouble every day ... until he got a magic dog; Paul, whose life was saved by Leslie's pigtails; Ron, who dared to try the cafeteria's Mushroom Surprise and all the others who help turn a day at Wayside School into one madcap adventure after another. But, after the things that happened in Sideways Stories from Wayside School, what would you expect?The extraordinary thirty-story school and its zany inhabitants are back in the long-awaited sequel to the classic SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL, one of the most popular Camelot books ever. "Rib-tickling...sure-to-please..." -- Kirkus
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IamIamIam
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Pickpick

Another great volume in the Wayside School series! The backwards story was a favorite, as well as The Mean Mrs. Jewls. I'm still really sorry I passed these up as a kid!
#raisingreaders #kidlit #middlegrade

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IamIamIam
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Isn't that the truth, especially when you really are one of the weirdos. Best moral so far... nobody can be weird because we're all a little bit weird. 💜

Smangela Oh man. I just looked at my copies of these last night. I think February is going to be a Middle Grade reads month for me :) 11mo
IamIamIam @Smangela DO IT!!! I like to buy middle grades as "research" for my kids... ??? Plus our book fair is in March! I have to unload before I buy more! LOL 11mo
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TheFunkyBookworm
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Anyone else remember this “totally rad” book from the 90s?!

#falling #anewchapter
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

Aims42 Yessssssssssss! 11mo
mcipher Yes!! Loved those!! 11mo
tjwill Haha, I just posted about this series today too! I bought them to read with my kids. My daughter is the perfect age to enjoy them now (7). 11mo
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MelissaSue81 Yes!! I read them with my daughter a few years back. They are so funny! 11mo
Purrfectpages One of my faves! 11mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 🧡🖤💚 11mo
TheFunkyBookworm @tjwill enjoy reading them with your daughter! 💜 11mo
TheFunkyBookworm @MelissaSue81 they def stand the test of time! 11mo
kspenmoll My son loved this series! 11mo
LibrarianRyan I love this entire series. 11mo
HLouiseM Best ever. 11mo
RainyDayReading Omg I devoured the wayside books when I was younger! 11mo
Gennic One of my favorites as a kid!!! 11mo
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Kayla.Adriena
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Another dump post to get caught up! Only read the first Sisterhood Traveling Pants book (meh), LOVE Chronicles of Narnia (can see it so clearly in my mind) LOVE Louis Sachar & my copy of Mommy Dearest was my mom's
#Sisterhood #Scenic #School #Secondhand #SisforSeptember @CaliforniaCay

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bullbunny
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1. The tagged book, I haven't read since I was a child and want to read again. I remember it in a nostalgic way. I recall there is more then one book.
2. There is actually a bunch I really love. So it is hard to decide.. The Princess Bride of course and Batteries not included. A tie
3. Um 90s country was my childhood. So old Reba and Brooks and Dunn etc.
4. Hmm... @JoRead maybe...
@JenlovesJT47 #tuesdaytidbits

JenlovesJT47 💚💚💚 1y
JoRead Thanks for the tag 😉 1y
monalyisha I reread a Wayside book recently! It was surprisingly really good! 1y
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Sresendez12
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With a three month old, a funeral and on-call, I would call this a success for the #24in48 and the #throwbackreadathon. I was able to read quite a few favorites from my childhood. I wish I would have had a little bit more time because there are so many more I would like to revisit.

monalyisha Me too! There‘s never enough time! Maybe we‘ll do another throwback event sometime soon. (We do have a completely different reading event in the works - theme & date TBA! Hope you‘ll join us!) 2y
theshrinkette You still participated and managed to carve out some reading time amidst the chaos, so cheers to you! 🎉 2y
GarthRanzz I say it‘s a great success! Especially with Life happening. 👏 2y
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Jess7 🎉🎉 2y
Eggs 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 2y
Librarybelle Great job! 2y
Andrew65 🙌 2y
Bookzombie 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻⭐️⭐️⭐️ 2y
DivineDiana 👏🏻📚👍🏻 2y
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vkois88
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"Wayside School is falling down,
Falling down, falling down.
Wayside School is falling down,
My fair lady.

Kids go splat as they hit the ground,
Hit the ground, hit the ground.
Kids go splat as they hit the ground,
My fair lady."

Dark, yet humorous. The characters from Wayside never fail to entertain. #throwbackreadathon @Clwojick @monalyisha

Clwojick 🙌🙌🙌 2y
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stacybmartin
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#MayBookFlowers #day22 #childlike Some of my favorites from when I was a kid - and I couldn't resist picking up some new copies at my son's Scholastic Book Fair!

LadyBrik I loved these as a kid and reliving them as I read them to my son now is the absolute best experience! 3y
cleoh I loved these when I was younger! I'm pretty sure I read my library's copy of the yellow one until it fell apart 🙈 3y
stacybmartin @LadyBrik @cleoh my kind of people! 💜 3y
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Downtonabbeyroad394
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Wayside school is falling down falling down wayside school is falling down my fair lady

Kshakal I still remember my 5th grade teacher reading this aloud to us!! 💖 3y
Reviewsbylola Loved this series as a kid!! 3y
syasutake My daughters LOVED these books. They're so wacky. 3y
melrailey I used to have to read this book and Where the Red Fern Grows to my younger sister over and over when she was little. 3y
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Vexingcircumstance
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Tonight's recommendation is Wayside School Is Falling Down (or any of the Wayside books really). I adored these strange stories when I was a kid. And the first time I saw Invader Zim the classroom and teacher reminded me of these books. I've felt not great lately and I'm currently watching Invader Zim with my daughter. So, that spawned this rec. #children'sbooks #waysideschool #wayside #strange #funreads #bookrecommendations

Arcana 💚💚💚Invader Zim💚💚💚 3y
Vexingcircumstance @Arcana I love Invader Zim. So does my daughter. 3y
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Alisnazzy
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#FunFridayPhoto after remembering about these books during the "funny books" day in august's photo challenge, I swore I would get a copy for my son (and myself). I found all three last week at the free library haul. Score.

Pamtherunner I loved these books! I used to read them over and over again! 3y
Mimi28 I ❤️❤️❤️ Wayside!! 😻😍 3y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I LOVED these when I was a kid! 3y
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readinginthedark ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 3y
ValerieAndBooks My kids loved these when they were little -- good memories of reading these with them! 3y
moranadatter These were some of my favorite books when I was a kid. 3y
[DELETED] 2232195534 My daughter loved those!!! Great find! Enjoy! 3y
Laalaleighh I loved these!!!!! 3y
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AndreaReads
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Trust me, Mrs. Jewls, we've all thought about it before...
LOVE reading this all over again with he seven-year-old!

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