Lunch Lady #1

Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Lunch Lady 1

Paperback, 1 v. (unpaged), Random House Childrens Books, List Price: $6.99 | purchase

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The school lunch lady — who is a secret crime fighter — uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.

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She yanks on her elbow-length rubber gloves and snaps the string of her apron into a knot — but this is no ordinary lunch lady. Not only does she serve food, she also serves justice. Like most cafeteria workers, she feeds breakfast and lunch each day to school children. But she also retreats to a Batman-like lair below the lunchroom. From there, she can monitor the whole school for suspicious characters like the Cyborg Substitute or the Video Game Villain. And like any good crime-fighter,

Author Jarrett Krosoczka teaches a drawing class to a group of third- and fifth-graders at the Walker-Jones Education Campus in Washington, D.C. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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From Lunch Lady #1: Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Copyright 2009 by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Excerpted by permission of Random House Children's Books.

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