Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

By Jarrett Krosoczka
(Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375846830, 96pp.)

Publication Date: July 28, 2009

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Autumn 2009 Kids' Indie Next List
“This fun graphic novel has everything: adventure, mystery, and an unlikely superhero -- the lunch lady from a school, who has a host of awesome superhero gadgets, including chicken nugget bombs, a lunch tray laptop, and a spatu-copter! Kids will love this book!”
-- Judy Hanley, Book Ends, Winchester, MA


Description

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just serve sloppy joes—she serves justice! Whatever danger lies ahead, it’s no match for LUNCH LADY!




About the Author
Jarrett Krosoczka graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and is the author and illustrator of great picture books including "Punk Farm, Good Night, Monkey Boy, Baghead, Max for President, "and the Lunch Lady graphic novel series. He lives in Amherst, MA with his wife and baby daughter.


NPR
Thursday, May 23, 2013

Can you imagine your own superhero? That's the question author and illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka posed to kids on a recent afternoon at a school in Washington, D.C. Krosoczka also described how he overcame a difficult childhood to become the author of the beloved Lunch Lady series. More at NPR.org

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