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Mr. Harrison Is Embarrassin'! (My Weirder School #2)

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My Weirder School weirder than ever!

Mr. Harrison, the tech guy at Ella Mentry School, can fix anything: computers, phones, pencil sharpeners. He can also build anything, like a solar-powered umbrella. What a nerd! But when the power goes out in the school, everyone is yelling and screaming and freaking out in the dark. Can Mr. Harrison save the day?
Paperback, 106 pages
Published June 21st 2011 by HarperCollins (first published January 1st 2011)
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Feb 18, 2015 rated it it was ok
The book "Mr Harrison is Embarrassin" is a great fictional book written by Dan Gutman. The tech teacher is awfully strange, even though he can fix or build anything like a solar powered umbrella. But A.J.'s feelings about his teacher change when the lights go out in the whole school and everyone is left sitting in the dark. Only Mr. Harrison's crazy thinking can save the day! To find out how he saves the day read this amazing fictional book.

Brenda Montesdeoca
Jan 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This was a funny book.
Christine (KizzieReads)
Quite a funny book.
Cathy Austin
Mar 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious. Funny, punny, completely ideal for the younger crowd: Grade 3 kids at Ella Mentry P.S. are set to celebrate the school's 50th birthday! That's like, dinosaur years, eh?!
Easy read chapters that quickly set up all the main kids and teachers, especially the tech whiz Mr. Harrison (George!) who comes in quite handy throughout a variety of daily crisis situations: no coffee, no copy machine, no smart boards...
The kids are a hoot, our narrator Aj, Andrea, Ryan, Alexia, and the dialogue is

So since I had checked out book one from the library and book two at the same time I figured even if I did not really like book one I would still read book two.
In this book we meet Mr. Harrison who is the tech guy for the school, he is also an inventor.
I don't think we will be finishing this series up. I can not stand repetitive books. In this one it is no different. We have one student who is constantly saying "oh snap" I mean honestly? Is that all you
Apr 12, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fritz Harrison can fix anything in the school, that goes on the fritz, but the bigger mystery to A.J. and his pals, is what is Mr. Harrison's real first name. As Ella Mentry School celebrates its 50th year and is visited by the woman who the school is named after to celebrate her 90th birthday, there is a power outtage. Will Mr. Harrison be able to fix it, and will the children discover his real first name? The jokes, puns, and witty one-liners run amok, and over forty-five song titles from a v ...more
Feb 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
The boy (7) loved it. The solar powered flashlight and Digger the squirrel gave him the giggles.
Blake David
Nov 09, 2017 rated it liked it
I would recommend this book to people who like mystery's.
I like this book because mystery is one of my favorite genre's.
Jose Betancourt
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Si me gusto

Yo los dibujos los pondría en color y quisiera saber que le quería decir Andrea a A.J .como se les ocurrió el nombre A.J
Chloe Kim
Oct 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Carly Hamilton
Mr. Harrison is Emabrrisn’! is a part of the My Weirder School series. These books take place at Ella Mentary school. It is a funny book and easy to read for young students. It is engaging for both boys and girls. I would recommend this book for 1-3 grade. It is important to know that there is name calling in the book and making fun of other people. Before you introduce these books to children, I would make them aware of the name calling and explain to students that while they read this in the s ...more
Jul 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ok, this was pretty clever, with the Beatles references, and it was entertaining. My kids love this series. It's actually quite funny, but there's a lot of name calling (like dumbhead), and kids making fun of each other (similar to the other books in this series)...stuff that isn't a great role model for kids. But it really appeals to elementary aged boys, and it's easy to read, and this series was the first one to get Timothy reading regularly, so I can appreciate its value in being something k ...more
Oct 09, 2011 rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite book series with Beatles song references all through out it?!? Awesome!! Not to mention quiet a bit of talk about the nectar of the gods... coffee. Loved it!

Dan Gutman understands young reader’s humor and has created a fantastic book formula to draw in even the most reluctant of readers. The My Weird School series is perfect for students to practice their reading skills with its repetitive yet hysterical narrative and story lines. But don’t mention that part to your kiddos, th
Dec 29, 2015 rated it liked it
The second and third graders at my school love these books. They like that they are funny and use words like "shut up" and "butt" as well as the exaggerated humor, some of which they don't always get. What I like about these books are the many idioms contained within each. It might be fun to make a class book about all the idioms and their meanings contained within each book...and you can also use this time, if you so choose, to address why using the words "shut up" and "butt" in school are frow ...more
Mar 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
It was really interesting the part when he's like "ok, I'll tell you the name, but you need to read the next chapter." And then he put the next chapter. I really liked that. But I didn't really get why they said Mr Harrison is Embarassin' because he didn't do a lot of embarrassing things. They should have called it Ms Mentry is Missing.
Jan 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Another cute weird school book featuring Mr. Harrison, the tech guy at Ella Mentry School. My six year old son was laughing throughout, and we had to read 2-3 chapters every night before bedtime. It certainly didn't take a million hundred hours to finish reading! Gutman has a way with words, and I can't wait until my son can read this series independently!
Valerie Robinson
Nov 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
This book made me laugh out loud! The kids in Ella Mentery school are convinced that the tech guy at school (George Harrison) is the REAL George Harrison of Beatles fame. For the music lover, there are titles of many Beatles songs hidden in this story.
Oct 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
i thought it was good because it had expretion and excitement at the end was like a hero saving somebody i thought the book was off the hook
Jan 31, 2017 rated it did not like it
Aug 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-to-kids
One of the most amazing things happened in the history of the world... I enjoyed reading this to my six year old. One of the better ones of this series, which may be a few books too many.
Oct 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It was very silly book.
Carol Mcgloshen
Loved the modern influences the book has. Has a gentle way to introduce children to footnotes in books and writings.
Apr 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
My class loves this book! It is super entertaining for my students and helps motivate them to read!
Lucas Chance
May 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016
I think this book was wacky and cool
Mar 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
This series gets better and better!!!!!
Jan 13, 2009 rated it liked it
i liked the part when Mr.Harrison fixes the power.
Jul 27, 2013 rated it liked it
Cute Beatles references
Jul 18, 2012 marked it as coffy-books
my 7 yr. liked it.
Jul 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
gr8 book can't wait for more
Jan 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
I think it is a great book for people who want to read an easy book. It is really goo totally recomend!
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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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