Posts Tagged ‘Andrew Clements’

The Janitor’s Boy – 41

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

The Janitor’s Boy – By Andrew Clements – This book is great. It is about a young boy who learns how to respect his father. He starts out being embarrassed that his father is the school janitor. he wants to get even with him, so he puts a big wad of gum on a chair. It turns out that the principal figures out he did it and punishes him. The boy has to clean the um off the desks in the whole building. The boy finds a cabinet that has keys in it. He takes the keys to the tower and the steam tunnel. He goes exploring the school and feels so alive. He gets locked in the steam tunnel and has to find his way out. His dad finds him after he finally gets out. He learns to respect his father the janitor.

A Week in the Woods – 5

Friday, June 5th, 2009

A Week in the Woods By Andrew Clements – This is book five for the summer. This book was great. Andrew Clements is a great author for elementary school children. This book is about a young boy Mark who is dealing with moving to a new school up in New Hampshire in the middle of February. The new school’s fifth graders take a trip to a local park and spend a week in the woods. Mark is trying to make new friends and takes the blame for another boy bringing a knife on the trip. The science teacher is out looking for Mark and gets hurt. Mark and Mr. Maxwell find each other early in the morning. Mark was able to spend the night in the woods because he had been spending a lot of time outside at his new house. Mark and Mr. Maxwell make it back to camp and everyone is glad to see them.

Lost and Found

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Lost and Found – By Andrew Clements – He is a great author. He writes about things that could and may even really happen at school. This book is about twins moving to a new school and they find a way to skip school.

The Jacket

Monday, May 25th, 2009

The Jacket – By Andrew Clements – Great book about thinking before you act. This boy roughs up this other younger boy because he thinks that he stole it from his brother.