Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School (Hardcover)

The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School

By Kim Baker, Tim Probert (Illustrator)

Roaring Brook Press, 9781596437654, 233pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2012




Ben: who began it all by sneaking in one night and filling homeroom with ball-pit balls.
Frank: who figured out that an official club, say a pickle-making club, could receive funding from the PTA.
Oliver: Who once convinced half of the class that his real parents had found him and he was going to live in a submarine.
Bean: Who wasn't exactly invited, but her parents own a costume shop, which comes in handy if you want to dress up like a giant squirrel and try to scare people at the zoo.

TOGETHER, they are an unstoppable prank-pulling force, and Fountain Point Middle School will never be the same.

Latino Interest.

About the Author

Kim Baker moved around a lot as a kid, which taught her two things: silliness is a great way to make pals, and goofy people make the best firends. She lives in Seattle with her family and still goofs off. A lot. Pickle is her first book.

Praise For Pickle: The (Formerly) Anonymous Prank Club of Fountain Point Middle School

"Baker writes with a light and lively hand, depicting a realistic urban setting peopled with engaging characters from various ethnic backgrounds.”--Horn Book

"Sure to please anyone with a puckish sense of humor or a hankering for innocent prank ideas.”--Kirkus  

"Even though this is a fast-paced, humorous story, it tackles the true meanings of friendship . . . Pair this with James Preller’s Justin Fisher books or Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series." -- Booklist

 "Probert’s finely detailed, expressive illustrations depict the club’s racially diverse makeup. Baker’s debut novel shows promise and offers an enjoyable read." -- School Library Journal