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 Monster Academy
 Author: Yolen, Jane

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Stemple, Heidi E. Y
 Illustrator: McKinley, John

 Publisher:  Blue Sky Press
 Pub Year: 2018

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [32] p., col. ill., 28 cm

 BTSB No: 973486 ISBN: 9781338098815
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Subjects:
 Monsters -- Fiction
 First day of school -- Fiction
 School stories
 Friendship -- Fiction

Price: $20.71

Summary:
It is the first day of school at Monster Academy, where all the monsters go, and the lesson for the day involves counting missing teeth, and Vic the vampire is sad because he still has both fangs--until Jo, a troublemaking student who whirls like a dervish but is actually a human, gives him an apple at lunch.

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 2.20
   Points: .5   Quiz: 197206
Reading Counts Information:
   Interest Level: K-2
   Reading Level: 1.40
   Points: 1.0   Quiz: 75968

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (-) (08/01/18)
   Booklist (07/01/18)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 07/01/2018 Welcome to Monster Academy, where creatures of all stripes attend. Enter new student Tornado Jo, who spins so fast, she crashes into lunchboxes, knocks down chairs, bumps into classmates, and yells a refrain of “NO! NO! NO!” During math time, the teacher asks the students to write how many teeth they have lost. Everyone takes a turn but Vic, a little vampire, but before the day is over, his tooth is gone! Tornado Jo, meanwhile, eventually spins so fast, she falls out of her costume—revealing a little girl. Though the story is all over the place, this rather riotous book has a good message about accepting others for who they are inside rather than out—something the monsters realize when Jo helps find Vic’s tooth. McKinley’s colorful, flailing art whisks the fun right along. - Copyright 2018 Booklist.

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