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Mr. Burke Is Berserk! (My Weirder School #4)

4.08 of 5 stars 4.08  ·  rating details  ·  180 ratings  ·  17 reviews
My Weirder School weirder than ever

Mr. Burke cuts the grass, trims the bushes, and does the landscaping around Ella Mentry School. He wants to have a corn maze on the baseball diamond and drag races with his riding mower. What's up with the crop circles in the soccer field? And what did he bury under the monkey bars?
ebook, 112 pages
Published February 7th 2012 by HarperCollins
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Ruth Ann
This book is part of Gutman's third series, My Weirder School. Mr. Burke is the school groundskeeper, responsible for mowing, trimming, shoveling sidewalks, etc. He is fired by the Mayor due to budget cuts. The Mayor also fires many other teachers due to his cuts, which is part of his plan for
re-election.
Then Mr. Burke discovers gliver, a blend of gold and silver, under the monkey bars. All the school staff quit doing their regular jobs and begin mining.

I don't enjoy any of Gutman's book that
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Lisa
When the mayor comes to Ella Mentry school to announce budget cuts, he fires the teachers, shuts down the music and art programs and threatens to sell the coffee maker on eBay. But when Mr. Burke, the lawn maintenance guy, also gets the ax, he takes matters into his own hands. #4 in the My Weirder School series, this silly easy read would tickle the early elementary readers. Fun series.

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Muttix Onlymuttix
Oldest read this and gave it three stars. He tried to give it one and then I went over what the rating scale meant again. If he grows up to be a critic of any sort, the people are screwed.
Black Panther
I liked this book because they go mining in the playground and find silver and gold but it wasn't actually silver and gold they just tricked Mia. Dr Carbles
Chelsea Kimmey
There is a whole series of this books that are funny and relatable to everyday life of a elementary school kid
Shelli
Parts of this book were hysterical... than other parts crossed that fine line from humorous into stupid town.

Budget cuts are effecting everyone, including the staff and students at Ele Mentary School. Mayor Hubble has called an assembly to discuss all the cuts that are needed to help balance the budget. Some of these outlandish cuts just won't do. How can a classroom of students all share 1 pencil? Post-It notes instead of toilet paper? No water for the water fountains? Will this work? If it do
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Tina Lowen
I'm giving it 3 stars as a compromise. For me, it's less than 3 stars, but I predict children would find this funny and not mind the combination of goofy humor with somewhat pointless plot. I know many children who would give this more than 3 stars, especially boys.
Delaney Mchenry
This book was amazing and it had a lot of funny accent.it was good because I understood the book and I thought it was cool when they found gold and silver witch they called Gilver


Delaney McHenry.
Andd Becker
Children will like the books in the My Weirder School series, although teachers might not like the name-calling. The book is in the tall tale genre. It features persons digging for gilver (gold/silver).
Adam
I've been waiting for this book to come out since October of September and jut finally came out. I’ve read this book in one day. The day was February 10th, 2012.
B
Okay. Some funny moments but some was kind of repetitious. However, kids might get a kick from that. I'll still be recommending Dan Gutman to kids any old way
Samantha
This book was very cute. My son didn't stop laughing from start to finish. very cleverly written.
Sydney
i liked the part when Mr.Burke challenged Mr.Klutz to a lawn mower race.
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The author of over 80 books in a little over a decade of writing, Dan Gutman has written on topics from computers to baseball. Beginning his freelance career as a nonfiction author dealing mostly with sports for adults and young readers, Gutman has concentrated on juvenile fiction since 1995. His most popular titles include the time-travel sports book Honus and Me and its sequels, and a clutch of ...more
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