Learned her wacky grandma was coming to spend the day at school
Lost her Notebook with everything that matters in it, including her homework.
Got a black eye
Tore her skirt
And it's only 9 a.m.
Could things get any worse?
About the Author
Gary Paulsen is one of the most honored writers of contemporary literature for young people. He has written more than two hundred books for adults and young people, and is the author of three Newbery Honor titles: "Dogsong", "Hatchet", and "The Winter Room". He divides his time between New Mexico, Alaska, and on the Pacific.