Miss Daisy is Crazy

Written by Dan Gutman

Published by HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780756953249

Realistic Fiction


  • Winner of the 2007 Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota)

  • He was nominated for the 2008 Illinois Monarch Award


Miss Daisy is Crazy is the best book I've read in a while. The story took place at an Elementary School. All the students in Miss Daisy's class quickly learned that she didn't know how to add or subtract. As they were learning they had to help the teacher understand the answers when it was time to add or subtract within a problem. This was not the only issue with Miss. Daisy. Later on in the book the school had a challenge to read a million books for a whole night at the school with arcade game and other fun activities. The class then wondered if Miss. Daisy knew how to read.

The reason I liked this book is because it was interesting and had lot of good humor. As I read this book I could imagine all the actions that took place, in my mind. This book was a good read and just right for my level of reading. I would recommend this book and other books by Dan Gutman to anybody who likes a lot of likes to image the whole story in their mind as they read and to someone who likes a ton of humor in their book. This book has led me to read other books by the same author and in this series.

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