The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) (Paperback)
This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!
In this first book in the series, Sam Graves discovers that his elementary school is ALIVE! Sam finds this out on his first day as the school hall monitor. Sam must defend himself and his fellow students against the evil school! Is Sam up to the challenge? He'll find out soon enough: the class play is just around the corner. Sam teams up with friends Lucy and Antonio to stop this scary school before it's too late!
About the Author
Sam Ricks is the illustrator of the Eerie Elementary early chapter book series. He is also the lead graphic design faculty at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. He lives in Utah with his family.
"These books should be considered for larger libraries wanting to enhance their easy-reader collections." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
"Plenty of drawings assist readers with plot development." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
"A nice stepping stone to more advanced chapter books." -BOOKLIST
"We are absolutely desperate for these books. Thank you for recognizing and addressing [this] monumental gap in the market." -Andrew Medlar, Youth Materials Specialist, Chicago Public Library