Sam Battles the Machine!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #6) (Paperback)

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By Jack Chabert, Sam Ricks (Illustrator)
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Description


Pick a book. Grow a Reader!



This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, 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 book 6, a mysterious substitute teacher arrives at Eerie Elementary. Sam, Lucy, and Antonio think he must be up to no good! They follow him and discover he lives in mad scientist Orson Eerie's old house! And he's building a strange machine! Who is this substitute teacher? Is he trying to free Orson -- to somehow bring him back to life for real?! Sam and his friends are about to find out!

About the Author


Jack Chabert is the New York Times bestselling author of the Poptropica graphic novel series. He is also the creator and author of the Eerie Elementary series with Scholastic Branches. Jack Chabert is a pen name for Max Brallier. Max is the author of more than twenty books for children, including Galactic Hot Dogs and the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth middle-grade series. He lives in New York City with his wife, Alyse. Visit the author at www.MaxBrallier.com



Sam Ricks is the illustrator of the Eerie Elementary early chapter book series. He also illustrated Get a Hit, Mo!, which won the 2016 Geisel Award. He is the lead graphic design faculty at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. Sam lives in Utah with his family.

Praise For…


Praise for Eerie Elementary #1:

"The plot and twisted storyline will serve the beginning chapter book reader well." -- Library Media Connection



"Give this early chapter book to readers who want something scary but aren't ready for the 'Goosebumps' or 'Scream Street' series." -- School Library Journal



"Dynamic, cartoonish illustrations amp up the action....Readers who relish the action of Dav Pilkey's Ricky Ricotta series and…R.L. Stine's Rotten School titles may want to enroll at Eerie Elementary." -- Booklist



"Chabert hits just the right horror note for transitional readers, with thrills that include a dash of absurd humor and fall tactfully short of being truly frightening....this [is] a worthy and creepy addition to the Branches series." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books



Praise for Eerie Elementary #2:

"A good fit for readers not quite ready for Lovecraft Middle School or Goosebumps." -- Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780545873789
ISBN-10: 0545873789
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: May 30th, 2017
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Eerie Elementary