Atheneum Books for Young Readers / Juvenile & Young Adult / Humorous Stories

New Releases

Language

All

English (33)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Publisher

Delete Atheneum Books for Young Readers

 

Collection

Atheneum Books for Young Readers (33)

 

Category

Delete Humorous Stories

 

Audience

Young adult (1)

 

Total Loans

All (33)

20 - 40 (33)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 33 of 33 Sorted by : 

100 Days of Cake

by Shari Goldhagen Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 17, 2016)

Get well soon just won’t cut it in this quirky and poignant debut novel about a girl, her depression, and an aggressive amount of baked goods, as she struggles to simply stay afloat.

Every other senior at Coral...


Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Gets Cooking!

by Frances O'Roark Dowell & Preston McDaniels Atheneum Books for Young Readers (November 04, 2014)

Chemistry in the kitchen? Phineas L. MacGuire applies his science skills to culinary creations in this food-tastic tale from the bestselling author of Chicken Boy.

Phineas L. MacGuire—scientist extraordinaire—has...


The Amazing Wilmer Dooley

by Fowler DeWitt & Rodolfo Montalvo Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 26, 2014)

Student scientist Wilmer Dooley and his friends—and enemies—are back with another hilarious mystery to solve in this zany, action-packed sequel to The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School.

Wilmer Dooley...


Lulu's Mysterious Mission

by Judith Viorst & Kevin Cornell Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 08, 2014)

This irresistible illustrated chapter book starring Judith Viorst’s Lulu is full of hilarious hijinks, delightful twists, and a top-secret mission!

Eeny meeny miney mo,

That babysitter’s got to go.

Lulu has...


More of Monkey & Robot

by Peter Catalanotto Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 18, 2014)

Monkey and Robot are the best of friends—and they have the best of adventures! This chapter book includes four (more!) playful stories.

Monkey always gets in the wildest messes. And Robot is always there to...


The Secret of Ferrell Savage

by J. Duddy Gill & Sonia Chaghatzbanian Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 04, 2014)

Middle school romance is hard enough, but cannibalism really gets in the way. This humorous look at first crushes and family secrets is sure to be devoured.

Ferrell Savage is finally twelve, and finally eligible...


Roxie and the Hooligans

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor & Alexandra Boiger Atheneum Books for Young Readers (November 05, 2013)

Do not panic.

Lord Thistlebottom's Book of Pitfalls and How to Survive Them has taught Roxie Warbler how to handle all sorts of situations. If Roxie's ever lost in the desert, or buried in an avalanche, or caught...


The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School

by Fowler DeWitt & Rodolfo Montalvo Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 03, 2013)

Something strange is happening to the sixth grade—and it’s up to student scientist Wilmer Dooley to crack the case in this hilarious mystery “filled with entertaining twists and nutty characters” (Publishers...


Worse Things Happen at Sea!: A Tale of Pirates, Poison, and Monsters

by Alan Snow Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 09, 2013)

Set sail for a “quirky, fast-paced adventure on the high seas” (SLJ) in this rollicking tale of pirates, poison, and monsters from New York Times bestselling author of Here Be Monsters!

The kooky residents...


The Treasures of Weatherby

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 18, 2013)

Three-time Newbery Honor winner Zilpha Keatley Snyder combines a cast of quirky characters with an eerie old mansion to create a spellbinding tale of mystery and magic.

Harleigh J. Weatherby IV feels misunderstood....


Hard Time

by Julian F. Thompson Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 11, 2013)

“When we’re born, we’re sentenced to, like, life. And some of us—I’d be a prime example—are made to do hard time."

So says Annie Ireland, sentenced to a life of trying to live up to her parents’...


The Short Seller

by Elissa Brent Weissman Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 07, 2013)

A twelve-year-old takes on the stock market in this money-minded middle grade novel that Publishers Weekly calls “a smart pick.”

It all starts when seventh grader Lindy Sachs is granted one hundred dollars...


The Landry News

by Andrew Clements Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 30, 2012)

NEW STUDENT GETS OLD TEACHER

The bad news is that Cara Landry is the new kid at Denton Elementary School. The worse news is that her teacher, Mr. Larson, would rather read the paper and drink coffee than teach...


Jake Drake, Class Clown

by Andrew Clements & Dolores Avendaño Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

Knock, knock. Who's there? Jake. Jake who? Jake Drake, Class Clown.

Miss Bruce is the new student teacher in second grade, and she never smiles. Never. But when Jake cracks up the class during a spelling bee,...


Jake Drake, Teacher's Pet

by Andrew Clements & Dolores Avendaño Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

The end of third grade turns into a disaster for Jake when he inadvertently becomes the teacher's pet, and no matter how hard he tries, he can't shake the image.

Mrs. Snavin looked right past all those waving...


Jake Drake, Know-It-All

by Andrew Clements & Dolores Avendaño Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

Jake's desire to win the school science fair almost costs him his best friend.

Jake Drake is excited about Despres Elementary School's first science fair. He wants to win the grand prize: a brand-new Hyper-Cross-Functional...


Jake Drake, Bully Buster: Ready-for-Chapters

by Andrew Clements & Amanda Harvey Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

Jake recounts his second grade introduction to Link Baxter, SuperBully, who becomes his class project partner, with surprising results.

When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center,...


No Room for Dessert

by Hallie Durand & Christine Davenier Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

What will Dessert bring to her classroom’s invention fair? Mischief, of course!

All of a sudden it seems like Dessert’s life story is being written in invisible ink! It’s getting harder and harder to believe...


Dessert First

by Hallie Durand & Christine Davenier Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 24, 2012)

Dessert Schneider has her very own personal style. But sometimes walking to the beat of her own drum means walking right into a heap of mischief, especially when it comes to the legendary family recipe (and...


Nighty-Nightmare

by James Howe & Leslie Morrill Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 24, 2012)

An overnight camping trip! Not Harold's idea of fun. Too many mosquitoes, ticks and cockleburs. But when the Monroe family set out, their faithful dog Harold was with them, mostly because he remembered that...


Return to Howliday Inn

by James Howe & Alan Daniel Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 24, 2012)

First there is the omen: A relentless rain stops suddenly at 3:00 am and Chester shows Harold and Howie a cat carrier, open and waiting, by the front door. Chester, who has been reading avidly about the paranormal,...


The Celery Stalks At Midnight

by James Howe & Leslie Morrill Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 03, 2012)

CHESTER, the cat, Harold, the dog, Bunnicula, the vampire (?) rabbit, and Howie, the wirehaired dachshund puppy, return in this sequel to Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery and Howliday Inn to ask the question:...


Howliday Inn

by James Howe & Lynn Munsinger Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 03, 2012)

Harold and Chester could hardly believe it. The Monroe family was going on vacation without them. Bunnicula, the family rabbit, would be boarded with a neighbor. But they, the family's loyal dog and cat, were...


Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow

by James Howe & Eric Fortune Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 20, 2011)

The Monroe house is going mad with excitement. Pete has just won a contest, and the prize is a school visit from none other than M. T. Graves, Pete's idol and the bestselling author of the FleshCrawlers series....


Bunnicula

by Deborah Howe, James Howe & Alan Daniel Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 20, 2011)

This book is written by Harold. His fulltime occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. Monroe and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It...


Lucky for Good

by Susan Patron & Erin McGuire Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 09, 2011)

Will Lucky solve life’s mysteries before she turns twelve? The adventures that began with the Newbery Award–winner The Higher Power of Lucky come to a grand finale.

For eleven-year old Lucky, the universe...


Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Blasts Off!

by Frances O'Roark Dowell & Preston McDaniels Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 28, 2011)

Houston, we have a problem! Phineas L. MacGuire (a.k.a. Mac) has a lot to learn about outer space if he’s going to be the best scientist in the fourth grade. To get the knowledge he needs, Mac is determined...


Where Things Come Back

by John Corey Whaley Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 03, 2011)

Winner of the 2012 Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris Awards, this poignant and hilarious story of loss and redemption “explores the process of grief, second chances, and even the meaning of life” (...


Lulu and the Brontosaurus

by Judith Viorst & Lane Smith Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 14, 2010)

Now in paperback, an illustrated chapter book from industry legends Judith Viorst and Lane Smith!

I’m gonna, I'm gonna, I'm gonna, gonna, get

a bronto-bronto-bronto-bronto-saurus for a pet!

Lulu is so accustomed...


Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Gets Slimed!

by Frances O'Roark Dowell & Preston McDaniels Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 22, 2010)

Phineas L. MacGuire—a.k.a. Mac—aims to be the best fourth-grade scientist ever. It’s a tall order, but he’s confident that he can achieve his goal, especially since Aretha has asked him to help her earn...


Here Be Monsters!

by Alan Snow Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 11, 2010)

Entertaining antics and skullduggery abound in the book that inspired Laika Studio’s animated film The Boxtrolls, in theaters September 26, 2014!

Welcome to Ratbridge. But beware—for there is skulduggery...


Lucky Breaks

by Susan Patron & Matt Phelan Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 10, 2009)

"Eleven is much more intrepid than only ten."

On the eve of her eleventh birthday, Lucky wants to let loose and become intrepid; she's ready for life to change. But Hard Pan (population 43) drones on like...


Frindle

by Andrew Clements Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 01, 1999)

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker?

He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting information about how words are created, suddenly...