Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Funny Stories

Barnett, Mac, author.

When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery pr... More

Bell, Cece, author, artist.

"Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friend... More

Presents a collection of humorous stories from over two dozen contemporary female writers, as well a... More

Blume, Judy.

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever-increasing problem.... More

Bosch, Pseudonymous.

Two eleven-year-old misfits try to solve the mystery of a dead magician and stop the evil Dr. L and ... More

Carman, Patrick.

Ten-year-old Leo's future and the fate of the extraordinary Whippet Hotel, where his father is ... More

Clements, Andrew,

The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School challenge the equally loud fifth grade girls... More

Dahl, Roald.

Matilda, a brilliant, sensitive little girl, uses her talents and ingenuity to seek revenge on her c... More

DiCamillo, Kate, author.

Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Bu... More

Greenwald, Tom. 1962-

Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of his success at avoiding reading, but eventually his schemes ... More

Griffiths, Andy, 1961- author.

Who wouldn't want to live in a treehouse? Especially a 13-story treehouse that has a bowling al... More

Horvath, Polly.

Eleven-year-old Primrose living in a small fishing village in British Columbia recounts her experien... More

Levy, Dana Alison, author.

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as the... More

Parr, Maria, 1981- author.

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Pastis, Stephan.

Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably t... More

Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Jacky Ha-Ha loves to make people laugh, and cracking wise helps distract her from thinking about not... More

Rodkey, Geoff, 1970- author.

An oral history that reports, through transcribed recordings, text messages, photographs, illustrati... More

Sachar, Louis, 1954-

Presents humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was ac... More

Scieszka, Jon.

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Scieszka, Jon.

How did Jon Scieszka get so funny? He grew up as one of six brothers with Catholic school, lots of c... More

Vivat, Booki, author, illustrator.

Nervous about middle school because her family does not get her and her friends know exactly what th... More

Weeks, Sarah.

Quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder goes from being shunned to everyone's best friend when his un... More

Weiner, Ellis.

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Williams-Garcia, Rita.

In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with ... More

Yee, Lisa.

When Bobby inadvertently gets into a fight with his best friend Holly, their disagreement develops i... More