Featured books by Henry Winkler

Alien Superstar (Book #1)

Alien Superstar (Book #1)

By: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction

No one is shocked by the six-eyed alien strolling around the Universal backlot. The tourists just think he’s part of the show. It doesn’t take long for Buddy to land a role on a popular TV show, playing (of course) an alien. He becomes an overnight heartthrob and is suddenly faced with legions of adoring fans, rides in glamorous limos, and appearances at red carpet parties. But can Buddy maintain his secret identity while in the spotlight? Winkler and Oliver keep readers laughing while slipping in a lesson — accept everyone as they are, even if they have suction cups for feet.

Bookmarks Are People Too! (Here's Hank)

Bookmarks Are People Too! (Here's Hank)

By: Lin Oliver, Henry Winkler
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

Hank is a second-grade kid who doesn't try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He's pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject. (But so are math and reading!) Hank's class is putting on a play, and Hank wants the lead part: Aqua Fly. But he freezes in his audition and can only buzz like a fly. His teacher creates a special part for Hank, a silent bookmark. This may seem like an insignificant role, but when his enemy, Nick McKelty, freezes during the performance, it's up to Hank to save the play! This is the first book in the Here's Hank series.

Help! Somebody Get Me Out of Fourth Grade (Hank Zipzer)

Help! Somebody Get Me Out of Fourth Grade (Hank Zipzer)

By: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

It's parent-teacher conference time and Hank is in a panic! He's terrified that his teacher is going to tell his parents that he'll have to repeat the fourth grade. If only Hank could get his parents out of town. Wait! Hank just might have a plan! (See more books from the Hank Zipzer series)

I Got a D in Salami (Hank Zipzer)

I Got a D in Salami (Hank Zipzer)

By: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

It's report card day-the most dreaded day in Hank's school year. And when Hank gets his grades, they're his worst nightmare come true: a D in spelling, a D in reading, a D in math. After school, Hank and his friends go to his mom's deli. His mom is on the prowl-she knows a report card day when she sees one. Hank tries to stall her, but she's going for his backpack. He's cornered. Hank hands the report card off to his friend Frankie, who gives it to his friend Ashley, who gives it to Robert, who puts it into a meat grinder! Hank watches as his Ds are ground into a big salami, and this particular salami is being made for a very important client. How will Hank get out of this one? (See more books from the Hank Zipzer series)

Niagara Falls or Does It? (Hank Zipzer)

Niagara Falls or Does It? (Hank Zipzer)

By: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

On the first day of fourth grade, Hank's teacher assigns a five-paragraph essay, "What I did on my summer vacation," and he knows he's in trouble. It has always been difficult for him to read, write, and spell so he decides to "build" his assignment instead — to "bring Niagara Falls into the classroom, water and all." This is the first book in the Hank Zipzer series.

The Night I Flunked My Field Trip (Hank Zipzer)

The Night I Flunked My Field Trip (Hank Zipzer)

By: Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
Age Level: 9-12
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

It's time for the "best field trip of the year" — a night on an old-fashioned three-mast sailing ship in New York Harbor. Then Hank accidentally sets the boat adrift! The best field trip of the year is becoming the worst night of Hank's life — how's he going to get out of this one? (See more books from the Hank Zipzer series)

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