Monday, November 17, 2014

This Librarian's Quick Picks: Zero Degree Zombie Zone

Zero Degree Zombie Zone by Patrik Henry Bass book cover chapter bookThe Zero Degree Zombie Zone
by Patrik Henry Bass
Scholastic (Aug. 26, 2014)


Fourth-grader Bakari Johnson is having a really bad day--class bullies Tariq and Keisha are mad at him, his best friend Wardell has nominated him for hall monitor, a pack of ice zombies from a frozen world are demanding he return the magic ring that Keisha has, and somehow he has to find a way to save the school.

Why You'll Love It:
  • Kids will enjoy this school story that includes familiar details such as class elections and library time, while offering an exciting sci-fi twist.
  • A fun middle-grade fantasy featuring African American characters.
  • Zombie-fighting action will keep readers engaged.
  • Jerry Craft’s expressive, bold-lined illustrations complement the story.
Who Should Read It:

Great for grades 3-6.

What Else You Should Read:

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