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The Homework Strike

By Greg Pincus   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439913010 Hardcover
272 Pages | 5.93" x 8.56" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338108866 Ebook
272 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Gregory K., overwhelmed by homework, decides to make a stand — a strike on homework!

Gregory K. has too much homework. Middle school is hard work, and Gregory tries to be a good student. He participates in class, he studies for his tests — he and his friends even help each other with their assignments. But no matter what he does, there’s never enough time to finish all his homework. It just isn’t fair. So Gregory goes on a total, complete homework strike. No worksheets, no essays, no projects. His friends think he’s crazy. His parents are worried about his grades. And his principal just wants him to stop making trouble. Can Gregory rally his fellow students, make his voice heard, and still pass seventh grade? Find out in this book for anyone who thinks school is stressful, gets headaches from homework, or just wants to be heard.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The 14 Fibs of Gregory K.:

“Pincus’s story explores struggles with friends, family, and learning while remaining exuberant and relatable, a winning equation.” —Publishers Weekly

“This delightful novel introduces a resourceful and inspiring young character, and many readers will relate to Gregory’s desire for creative expression and his yearning for acceptance.” —Booklist