Do you love life and making people laugh? Are you the one in your family who tells it like it is and is always the funny one? The stories below are great stories with those kinds of characters in them. If you relate to the Jester, you are going to love these books!
Superfudge by Judy Blume. He knows a lot of big words, but he doesn’t know where babies come from. He plans to be a bird when he grows up. He’s Superfudge,otherwise known as Farley Drexel Hatcher. And, according to his older brother, Peter,the biggest pain invented. Among other things. As fans of Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing already know, nothing is simple for Peter Hatcher. He is far from overjoyed at the turn the family fortunes are taking. It looks as if Peter will be spending the sixth grade far from Central Park, Sheila Tubman, Jimmy Fargo and Henry the doorman.(He won’t miss Sheila.) And it also looks as is Fudge will no longer be the baby of the family.
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell. A sickly, 10-year-old Billy lives with his parents & his younger brother Woody. He hates his younger brother. At school, Joe challenges Billy to eat 15 worms in 15 days. Joe and his friends prepare the worms in a variety of ways to make them more appetizing, using condiments such as ketchup, mustard horseradish , and maple syrup.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. An imaginative and mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother, Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. After skipping school and ruining his clothes in a fight, Tom’ punishment is painting the fence on Saturday, his day off! At first, Tom is annoyed at wrecking his Saturday but, he soon cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the “fun” of doing his painting. Tom has great adventures!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by Roald Dahl, Charlie desperately wants to win a golden ticket to see inside the mysterious Wonka Chocolate Factory, winning the ticket is just the beginning. Once Charlie and his Grandpa Joe enter the mysterious chocolate factory the incredible Willy Wonka proves to be just as amazing as his factory!