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The Loser List #3: Jinx of the Loser

Series: The Loser List

by H. N. Kowitt


Scholastic Press
May 2013


Fiction
Ages 8 – 12 . Grades 3 – 7

Lexile measure: 510L


Danny Shine doesn't care about his school's baseball team, the Woodchucks. But he's kind of having fun sitting right behind third base at the big game. He even catches a foul ball -- but that means the Woodchuck third baseman doesn't catch it, and the team loses. Suddenly, Danny finds himself back at Square One: Loserville.

When the Ferris wheel at the school fair breaks while Danny's on it, he gets a new reputation as the school jinx. Can he break the curse before he ruins everything he touches -- including his relationship with the super-cool girl of his dreams, Asia O'Neill?
H. N. Kowitt

H. N. Kowitt has written more than forty books for younger readers, including The Loser List series, Dracula's Decomposition Book, and The Sweetheart Deal. She lives in New York City, where she enjoys cycling, flea markets, and gardening on her fire escape. You can find her online at www.kowittbooks.com.

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  • Praise for LOSER LIST

    "The story unfolds in a handwritten-looking font on lined pages amid ample spot illustrations. Danny's cartoons, sidebars, and lists ("Top Three Signs You're Going to Summer School") should enhance the book's appeal for reluctant readers." --PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

    "Danny's humorous line drawings help tell the story, making this a fun and accessible book for reluctant readers and comics fans." --BOOKLIST

    Praise for LOSER LIST #2: REVENGE OF THE LOSER

    "Written in the same style as the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books (Abrams), this
    title will definitely appeal to reluctant readers." --SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL

    "Danny's lively, humorous journal-like narrative, which is interspersed with his cartoons, incorporates issues ranging from insecurity and jealousy to appreciating others. An entertaining school-centric read that's ideal for reluctant readers and comic-book fans." --BOOKLIST

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ISBN: 9780545507943

208pp. | 5-½ x 8