Posts Tagged Bruce Coville

Sixth-Grade Alien: I Shrank My Teacher

Sixth-Grade Alien: I Shrank My Teacher

Pleskit Meenom, the first alien to go to school on Earth, is starting to fit in with his new class. It’s not easy, given how slippery the language is. (Just how many meanings does the word “cool” have, anyway?) But the biggest problem is Jordan Lynch, the class bully who just can’t resist picking on the new kid. Finally Pleskit and his new best friend, Tim Tompkins, decide to take action. But taking action when you have alien technology at your disposal can mean taking things just a little too far . . . and we do mean little!

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Sixth-Grade Alien

Sixth-Grade Alien

The aliens have made contact! But because they consider Earth a small, backwater planet they send only one ambassador. The ambassador brings along his son, Pleskit, and (for political reasons) insists the boy should attend a regular school. Science fiction loving Tim Tompkins is desperate to befriend the alien . . . and Pleskit is going to need a friend, because someone is trying to sabotage the mission!

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Odder Than Ever

Odder Than Ever

Ranging from the hilarious to the horrifying, this acclaimed collection of nine short stories – five of them read by full casts – showcases the remarkable variety of Bruce Coville’s work. Listeners will meet a ghost who haunts a kitchen after a tragic baking accident, visit the goblin world with an unconventional princess, and fly with Justin Jones to an enchanted island that requires a heartbreaking decision. A rich, varied, and dazzling set of listening experiences!

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My Teacher Fried My Brains

My Teacher Fried My Brains

The story begins when Susan Simmons returns to school from spring vacation. Susan has been looking forward to the big class play her teacher has been planning. But to her dismay, Ms. Schwartz is gone…replaced by tall, handsome Mr. Smith, a strictly “by the book” teacher with some very strange habits. Investigating her new teacher, Susan makes a shocking discovery: “Mr. Smith” is actually an alien named Broxholm who is planning to abduct five students.

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