I Got a D in Salami (Hank Zipzer #2)
When Ms. Adolf hands Hank the telltale manila envelope -- with a nasty letter to Mr. and Mrs. Zipzer and a report card with three D's -- the kid wonders how he'll ever keep his parents away from it. So
Another side note... not a huge fan of the character Nick McKelty but I guess we all know one like him.
I had a strong motivation to read it, as spelled out in the following email I sent "From one HW to another" via the film company that brought him to Quincy for Kevin Jame's comedy "Here ...more
They all stop by his mom's deli, The Crunchy Pickle on their way home from school and somehow, someway his report card, letter, and manila envelope and all get thrown into the meat grinder ...more
* Hank Zipzer doesn't blame his friends or begrudge them their strengths
* Ashley and Franky are good supportive friends, but they should stop some of his craziness
* Papa Pete is the understanding supportive adult figure, but again he should be the voice of reason
* Listening to ...more
You might be tempted to blow this off as just another ghostwritten celeb pr indulgence. But that would be a very big mistake. These are well-written, funny, charming and heartfelt tales centered on an engaging kid with spirit and an appealing, if manic, style.
These are very good books. The hero, Hank Zipzer, is a decent kid with good instincts. His two best apartment building/school friends have very distinct personalities, and are among the most authent ...more
I think this book is comical. A lot of young boys would enjoy this story. This sto ...more
The writing of this book is funny because what they do is funny. The strengths of this book are that it is not boring and it keeps you wanting to read more. There are no weaknesses in the book. I would recommend this book to a classmate because the book is short and easy to read. I would also reccomend this book to a classmate because there are some parts in the book that have suspense in it. The reason why I would recommend this book to a classmate is because it teaches you ...more
Hank ges his report card and a manila envelope with a letter in it that says that hes bad in class. Hank has to try and find away to make his parents not be mad at him.so he gets rid of it. His parents found out because the teacher called his parents ...more
I think that I got a "D" in Salami is a good book. I think that people who will like this book are people who are going through things and think there the only ones. It also would be good for people who hav ...more
The Hank Zipzer books are a great reading outlet for reluctant readers who like to stick to a format and good for boys like Joey Pigza and the Time Warp Trio.
Hank knows he has some problems with his schoolwork. When he is sent home with a report card that has several "D" he attempts to hide the letter and the report card in a mixture of salami.
The story is a fun way to bring up the topic of Learning Disabilities.
Mr. Winkler ...more