The Dumbest Idea Ever!

by Jimmy Gownley. New York, NY: Scholastic Graphix, 2014

Memoir. Jimmy shares his middle school years when he had was benched from the basketball team due to chicken pox, his grades sunk, and his teacher wouldn’t allow comics in her classroom. Jimmy tries to convince her and as his comic-book-making experience grows he discovers how his dumbest idea ever actually became one of the best things he ever did.

Awards include: Winner of the Children's Choice Book of the Year (2015) and nominated for four four Eisner Awards (including Best Kid's Comic") and five Harvey Awards (including Best Humor Publication).

Grades 4-7

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