Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw: Who is the Bucks Bandit?
GINA LOVELESS AND ANDREA BELL
Age Range: 8 to 12
Lexile Measure: 730 (What’s this?)
Series: Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw (Book 3)
Type: Illustrated Novel
Publication Date: September 8, 2020
In Book 3 of the Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw illustrated novel series, it’s Halloween, and the merry misfits are in for more tricks than treats!
When Bonus Bucks start disappearing from teachers’ desks, Nadia immediately blames Wilu, the new kid in class. Robin launches “Mission Make Wilu a Friend” to figure out if he’s really the Bucks Bandit—but it’s hard to befriend someone who’s determined to go it alone! Will Robin win Wilu over and learn the truth about the disappearing bucks?
About The Authors
Gina Loveless fell in love with kids’ books when she was eight and fell back in love with them when she was twenty-eight. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the California Institute of the Arts and resides in eastern Pennsylvania.
Andrea Bell is an illustrator and comic artist living in Chicago through the best and worst seasons. She enjoys being surrounded by nature, rock climbing, curating playlists, indulging in video games, and a warm meme on a cold day. Her work reflects adventure, honesty, and strong, relatable characters combined with a calming color palette.
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