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Humor: Action, Awkward, Dark, Farce, Hyperbole, Juvenile, Parody, Satire, Silly, Situational, Slapstick

Humor: Action, Awkward, Dark, Farce, Hyperbole, Juvenile, Parody, Satire, Silly, Situational, Slapstick

Hilarious for Ms. Ellis’ 6th & 7th Grades

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Types of humor: , awkward, dark, farce, hyperbole, juvenile, parody, , silly, situational, slapstick

6th grade

How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy by Crystal Allen* (realistic , awkward humor) The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity by Mac Barnett (mystery, parody) Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce ( fiction, silly) Better Nate than Ever* and Five, Six, Seven, Nate!* by Tim Federle (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. EVER.* edited by Betsy Bird (short stories, all types of humor) Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (, situational humor) Into the Woods and Out of the Woods by Lyn Gardner (, parody) I am Drums by Mike Grosso (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Guys Read: Funny Business* edited by Jon Scieszka (short stories, all types of humor) The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World* by Shannon Hale & Dean Hale (superhero, situational humor) I’m Just No Good at Rhyming and Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids & Immature Grown-Ups by Chris Harris (, all types of humor) The ’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy (fantasy series, parody) Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities by Mike Jung (superhero adventure, awkward humor) The Order of Odd-Fish* by James Kennedy (fantasy, dark humor) No More Dead by Gordon Korman (realistic fiction, parody humor) The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami (realistic fiction, awkward humor) We are Not Eaten by Yaks by C. Alexander London (adventure series, action humor) As Easy as Falling off the Face of the Earth* by Lynne Rae Perkins (adventure, action humor) Cold Cereal by Adam Rex ( trilogy, all types of humor) Jake the Fake Keeps it Real by Craig Robinson (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka (graphic /adventure, dark humor, parody) The Bad Beginning* by Lemony Snicket (adventure series, dark humor) Zen and the Art of Faking It by Jordan Sonnenblick (realistic fiction, awkward humor) A Whole Nother Story by Cuthbert Soup (, slapstick humor) Lumberjanes, Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy!* by Noelle Stevenson (fantasy series, dark humor) Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan (realistic fiction trilogy, awkward situational humor) The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Mark Twain & Philip Stead (classic, parody) Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Booki Vivat (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Millicent Min, Girl Genius by Lisa Yee (realistic fiction, awkward humor)

Types of humor: action, awkward, dark, farce, hyperbole, juvenile, parody, satire, silly, situational, slapstick

7th grade

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams* (science fiction series, sarcastic humor) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie* (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Madly by Amy Alward (fantasy series, situational humor) Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw* (realistic fiction, awkward humor) Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh (also a blog, memoir, all types of humor) Greetings from Witness Protection by Jake Burt (realistic fiction, situational humor)

Waste of Space by Gina Damico (science fiction, HUMOR) Don’t Get Caught* by Kurt Dinan (realistic fiction, action humor) ’s Star Wars: Verily, a New Hope* by Ian Doescher (science fiction trilogy, parody) Welcome to Night Vale* by Fink and Jeffrey Cranor (also a podcast, science fiction, dark humor) Me & Miranda Mullaly by Jake Gerhardt (realistic fiction, awkward humor) The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic tale of true love and high adventure: the "good parts" version, abridged* by William Goldman (Fantasy, Parody) An Abundance of Katherines* by John Green (realistic fiction, awkward humor) The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak* by Brian Katcher (realistic fiction, action/awkward humor) Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy (realistic/science fiction, awkward humor) Losers Take All by David Klass (realistic/sports fiction, awkward humor) Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen (fantasy, dark humor) The Disreputable of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (realistic fiction, action humor) The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (fantasy, parody) Frogkisser!* by Garth Nix (fantasy, parody) Mean Girls by Micol Ostow (realistic fiction, satire) Dodger by Terry Pratchett (historical fiction, parody) Fat Vampire: a Never Coming of Age Story by Adam Rex (fantasy, dark humor) Fan Girl by Rainbow Roswell (realistic, awkward humor) Carry On: the Rise and Fall of Simon Snow* by Rainbow Rowell (fantasy, all types of humor) The Bad Decisions Playlist by Michael Ruebens (realistic fiction, HUMOR) Nothing can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen and Faith Erin Hicks (realistic fiction, HUMOR) The Greatest Zombie Movie Ever by Jeff Strand (realistic fiction, HUMOR) Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (fantasy graphic novel, dark humor) Our Story Begins: Your Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Fun, Inspiring, and Occasionally Ridiculous Things They Wrote and Drew as Kids, edited by Elissa Brent Weissman

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