Saturday, March 14, 2015

This Librarian's Quick Picks: "Shouldn't You Be In School?"

Shouldn't you be in school? All the wrong questions Lemony Snicker book cover"Shouldn't You Be In School?": All the Wrong Questions 3
by Lemony Snicket
Little, Brown (Sep. 30, 2014)


Young Lemony Snicket investigates a rash of fires that have plagued the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, revealing secrets that involve the Department of Education and the notorious villain Hangfire.

Why You'll Love It:
  • Linguistic play and literary allusions abound in this smart, slyly humorous noir thriller.
  • The illustrations add an extra dimension to the story, and the author does a fantastic job of incorporating mini vocabulary lessons into each chapter. 
  • It's set in a library! 
Who Should Read It:

Great for grades 4-7, but you definitely need to read the first two!

What Else You Should Read:

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