From the Top by Lincoln Peirce
Big Nate, a.k.a. middle schooler Nate Wright, is eleven years
old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the wunderkind creation of
cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Nate is also the star of six novelized books
to be published by HarperCollins, the first of which debuted on the New York Times children's best-seller list. This Big Nate Collection collects Peirce's Big Nate strips, originally published only in newspapers.For those not familiar with Big Nate, think Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets Calvin and Hobbes.
Nate is a self-described genius and a sixth-grade Renaissance man
equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is
destined for greatness (a fortune cookie told him so). He fights a daily
battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and
all-around conventionality. He's the original rebel without a clue,
alternately abrasive and endearing to classmates and teachers alike.
Throughout Peirce's Big Nate Collection, Nate blazes an
unforgettable trail through the sixth grade at P.S. 38, earning straight
As in laughs (and numerous detentions) along the way.
Kung Fu Panda by Matt Anderson
While testing a new prison's security system, Po and the Furious Five
accidentally become the prison's first inmates in Po The Inmate, and
when a mail cart containing an important package is hijacked by thieves,
Po takes action to recover it in Special Delivery.
Penguins of Madagascar #2 by Dave Server
Everyone's favorite ornithological operatives are back! When the
Penguins send Private out on an important mission for the key ingredient
for an upcoming caper, he disappears! Frantic to find their feathered
friend, they launch a search party, only to discover that Private has
gone native with the humans! He has his own apartment! And a dog! And is
best friends with his mailman, Carl! How long has he been gone for
again? High time to convince Private that being a human being isn't all
it's cracked up to be!