Cool Beans: The Further Adventures of Beanboy.pdf
Praise for The Adventures of Beanboy [star] "Harkrader has created superb characters...Fans of Dav Pilkey's 'Captain Underpants' (Scholastic) or Jeff Kinney's 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' (Abrams) books will embrace Tucker and his winsome, quirky friends and schoolmates."--School Library Journal, starred review "With a full comic adventure that includes a farting superhero, this is an excellent reccomendation for kids transitioning between graphic novels and traditional books."--Kirkus "Tucker's rapport with his brother, concern for his mother, and frustration with his absent father (who now 'only existed in e-mails') add emotional depth to Harkrader's believable portrait of school and family life."--Publishers Weekly "Harkrader carefully surrounds a considerable amount of warmth and complexity with fart humor and boyish hijinks."--Bulletin "[Harkrader] offers another knowing, funny, and sometimes moving look at middle-school issues."--Booklist Kid Reviews“Beanboy deserves 100 out of 5 stars.” —Max, sixth-grade reviewer for booktrends.org: http://www.booktrends.org/ “This is an awesome book with lots of comedy and drama.” —Ian Faurschou, age 12, Owl magazine “I loved this book. It is very funny and will make you stay up at night and read.” —Priya Rinkus, age 10, Owl magazine “This book is funny, weird, sad, and happy all mashed up together. It’s a very good book! 9/10” —Emily Thompson-Cory, age 12, Owl magazine
Perfect for kids transitioning between graphic novel and traditional books, this funny and action-packed sequel to The Adventures of Beanboy follows the quirky but likeable Tucker MacBean in his quest to make art—and himself—seem cool in seventh grade.