The Pudding Problem by Joe Berger
The Pudding Problem
The Pudding Problem
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The Pudding Problem

Written and illustrated by Joe Berger
Published by Margaret K McElderry Books
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A boy must untangle the web of lies he’s created in order to prove his innocence in this humorous and cheeky illustrated middle grade novel that’s perfect for “fans of Timmy Failure and Big Nate” (Kirkus Reviews). Sam Lyttle is prone to stretching the truth. Most of his lies are harmless; tall tales and the product of an overactive imagination. So when Sam is summoned to explain a strange discovery—a ping-pong ball in a jar of peanut butter—and denies involvement, no one believes him. Then more seemingly unrelated peculiarities emerge, and Sam categorically denies any knowledge of those, too. In between these mysterious accusations, and with evidence mounting against him, Sam ruminates on the different sorts of lies he has told using examples from his past. Meanwhile, two pounds of potatoes wind up in the washing machine. Sam comes to a decision: he decides it is time to come clean about this latest tangled web. He gathers his family to hear the truth. The whole truth. Or is it? Could it be that this final “truth” is, in fact, another lie?

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781481470834
    Publication Date
    May 9, 2017
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1481470833
    Lexile® Level
    620L
    ATOS® Book Level
    3.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    1
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    189080
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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