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Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta (Lunch Lady #3)

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Dee, Terrence, and Hector are very excited about Author Visit Day. Lewis Scribson is the author of the famous Flippy Bunny books, and Hector is a huge fan! And it gets Dee and Terrence out of math class.

But something is a little off about this special guest. And Coach Birkby, the gym teacher, mysteriously disappears the day of his visit.

What evil designs does this world-fa
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 22nd 2009 by Knopf Books for Young Readers (first published 2009)
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Nicola Mansfield
After not being very impressed with book 1 and slightly enjoying book 2, I must say book 3 here has left me feeling much better about this series. After a rather curmudgeonly kiddy author visits to sign books, the school's coach disappears. Lunch Lady and the gang do some research and it seems school coaches have been disappearing for a few years back now coinciding with this author's school visits! Lunch Lady to the rescue! Lunch Lady is still a bit over the top with the kitchen gadget spy tool ...more
Noorain K
January 7,2013

I finished reading Lunch Lady and the Author Visit by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. Dee,Hector,and Terrence are excited about the author coming to school the reason Terrence and Dee are excited because they miss math,Hector is excited because he is a fan of the author in the end when you could get your book signed. When it was Hectors turn he didn't get it signed because his cover was ripped up. Lunch lady and Betty are getting suspicious that he hypnotized every gym teacher he comes to s
Lunch lady by Vendetta is a great children's book that can be fun for young adults to read. In this book we find out that a famous author Lewis Scribson is going to go to Hector's school to give autographs. When Lewis gets there he denies the autograph to Hector. Hector was a big fan of his books Flippy Bunny books. Hector ends up sad because he got denied by the author to autograph the book. The lunch lady who is mysteriously acting different tries to investigate things behind this author that ...more
12/13 I have just finished reading lunch lady: the author visit vendetta, by Jarret Krosoczka. It is a graphic novel about a lunch lady with cool gadgets that help her stop evil people. In this book, she stops a evil author from trying to capture all the gym teachers in the world!!! I like this book because it is exciting, for example, when lunch lady tried to get into the evil author's house, she get's captured by evil hypnotized fluffy bunnies!This book is a action packed book, even though it ...more
Rebecca Hansen
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta- Graphic novel

Text to self comparison: When I was searching for graphic novels, I had never heard of this series before, however I was told by the librarian that it is pretty popular. I was intrigued by it because it is about a lunch lady, and I have had some pretty memorable lunch ladies in my past. One of them used to be a professional singer who would perform at different events, so whenever it was a kid's birthday, she would stand on the stage in the
Karen Hughes
The graphic novel, “Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta” is wacky story about a school’s lunch lady who is secretly a crime fighter. This particular story is one in a set of books by Jarrett J. Krosoczka that would be good for upper elementary level students.
I would introduce this story to my students by asking them what their favorite school lunch is. This would help them relate the text to themselves. We would discuss how hard the school lunch people work to bring us hot, healthy, lunch
Audience: Grades 1-4, kids who like spy stuff or mysteries
Appeal: lunch lady is a spy with kooky gadgets like taco-vision night goggles. gym teacher disappears. would be good for beginning readers or students new to graphic novels. Would be fun to make up your own food-related spy gadget.
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This is the second in this series that my daughter has read and she enjoyed this just as much as the first. I'm not sure whether it's a good thing or bad that these can be read in a single session... It would be nice to get more 'value' out of it by stretching it out over three nights, but on the other hand, this makes for one compact episode.

I really enjoyed this too. My only eye-roll is directed at the character of Dee; it's clear now that Dee conforms to what I call the 'Hermione Trope'. We s
A bitter author causes havoc that includes attack bunnies and dodgeball. One of my students' favorite Lunch Lady comics.
Marta Boksenbaum
Hilarious and so much fun! A great adventure!
Robin Duple
I really loved this children's graphic novel. I thought it was hilarious and creative -- while saving gym teachers and kids alike, Lunch Lady and her trusty sidekick Betty invent and use all sorts of clever contraptions meant to look like school lunch food items (a laser that looks like a ketchup packet, special headphones that let them hear conversations all over the school but that look like a hamburger, etc.) I loved the artwork, as well -- Lunch Lady has some of the best 80's hair I've ever ...more
Holly Letson
I must say that I have never been to an author-signing, but if I went to one, and an author refused to sign my book, it would make me very upset, and I would probably never read any of said author's books again.
In Book #3, we see a famous author, who writes the *Flippy Bunny* books come to the school. He gets kinda tizzed that he must do his signing in the gym instead of the library, and even refuses to sign one child's book just because it has a small bend on the cover. An
Stephanie Daley
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta (2009) written by Jarrett J. Krosoczka is a graphic novel apart of children’s series. This series is about a lunch lady who doubles as a super hero protecting the students and the teachers at Thompson Brook School. This particular graphic novel tells the story of an author who has a vendetta against gym teachers because when he was in elementary school he was made fun of by his gym teacher for not being athletic. The lunch lady puts an end to the author’s ...more
Aug 24, 2013 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: children who enjoy reading graphic novels
This is the third book in the Lunch Lady series by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. We just started reading this series this summer and our girls really like the stories. They are fun, fast reads and I love that the superheroes are women. .

Our youngest really loves the Babymouse and Squish series by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm, so we are excited to find another fun graphic novel series.

The story was an exciting, quick read and I can see the books appealing to both boys and girls. The illustrations a
This one kept my children in a state of fascination. Seeing the Breakfast Bunch in another adventure with their favorite Lunch Lady. It did the same for me. This Book covers the theme of Bullying and what kind of damage it can cause in a new exciting way. You learn about an author who wasn't picked on your typical verity of bully. He was bullied by his gym teacher and how does he get revenge you ask by kidnapping gym teachers from across the country. I know what your thinking an author kidnappin ...more
Awesome! Lunch Lady and her helper make a new invention, hamburger headphones! So, the story is about an author visit. The gym teacher has a book idea for him. Then the gym teacher goes missing. Lunch Lady finds the pen of the author, and gives it to his butler. When they look in the newspaper, there's a picture of the butler as a missing gym teacher. READ IT!
On the book of "Lunch lady and the author visit vendetta" I felt so good after reading it because the story is so interesting . I also liked the part in which the lunch lady was fighting.And as usuall I liked the part that the breakfast bunch helped the lunch lady to fight the bad guy which turned out to be the author.
Sarah Sammis
Jan 02, 2013 Sarah Sammis rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommended to Sarah by: my son
Lunch Lady and the Author Visit Vendetta by Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the third of the Lunch Lady series. Dee, Terrence and Hector are excited to have a favorite author at their school. When the author isn't what they expected and the school coach goes missing, the kids and the Lunch Lady (with trusty Betty at her side) must investigate.

As far as set ups go for this series, this one seems the least plausible. The whole set up is based around an incredibly famous and wealthy children's author who h
The gym teacher disappears after a famous author visits the school. When Lunch Lady looks into the case she finds that gym teachers are missing from all around the country. Wht do the schools have in common? All of the schools invited the author for a visit.

The kids and Lunch Lady team up to free the gym teachers hypnotized into servitude. In addition to the main action, Terrence hopes to join the soccer team. His skills in rescuing the gym teachers and thwarting the author's getaway serve as a
Was not expecting the bunnies. Nightmares may ensue.

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El C
I was excited that there was an author in the book, and the description of his house is beautiful.
Michelle  Simpson
This is my favorite Lunch Lady book of the ones I have read so far!
It's a pretty cool comic book. Very interesting....:D
The Lunch Lady saves the day!
Another fun story, I think I am hooked. When a visiting author comes to the school, the Phys. Ed. teacher goes missing. Another case for the superhero Lunch Lady and her oh-so-smart team of kid helpers. Evil is vanquished, and right prevails.

I love how Lunch Lady uses gadgets to fight off foes, such as dual-purpose kitchen tools, Whisk Whackers. And the kids are tech-savvy, using new inventions to snoop and uncover the truth, like the Hamburger Headphones. So clever and funny, even adults will g
love these books!
Sarah D'Arco
Lunch Lady finds it fishy that the school's gym teacher seems to have disappeared on the same day as a visiting author has come to Thompson Brook School. The author's long-standing vendetta against gym teachers is to blame for his disappearance. As always, this Lunch Lady text was so humorous and engaging. Lunch Lady and Betty are great at ensuring that justice (and lunch!) are served.
I think that this book was enjoyable to read. It is one of those books that is good to read when you don't know what to read. It is about a school lunch lady that is a secret spy. In this story Luch Lady finds that the school Gym teacher has disapperaed. She finds that she needs to help solve the problem. I would reccomend this book to all readers.
I adore Jarret Krosoczka's lunch lady series. Not only is the gadgetry hilarious, but the story line is fast paced read. These books are excellent for reluctant readers who want fiction that fits their juvenile sensibilities.
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Jarrett J. Krosoczka used to be a goofy kid that liked to draw. Now, he is a published author/illustrator with many books to his credit. Growing up in Worcester, MA Jarrett drew relentlessly and always had a cast of characters that he wrote stories for. In 9th grade, Jarrett won a contest with The Worcester Telegram & Ga
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