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Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute

by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

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I read this on the heels of the "Daniel Boom" graphic novel. More crime-fighting hi-jinx! Hector, Terrence and Dee wonder about the private life of their lunch lady, unaware that she's got a superhero lair hidden in the school cafeteria. The lunch lady has her suspicions about the new substitute and she and her lunchroom colleague track down his movements to see what he's really up to. The clever cliffhanger ending ensures MORE HI-JINX!!!
  Salsabrarian | Feb 2, 2016 |
This is one of the hottest books in my classroom library right now. This author recently visited our school and left all the students wanting to create comics; it got them writing. Lunch Lady is a funny story about lunch ladies who fight crime with their cool kitchen gadgets. It is just a silly, fun read for kids, and the pictures are all done by the author himself. his book lets students see another side to writing and taps into their uniqueness, allowing young writers to see another form of writing. ( )
  Taranto | Dec 2, 2014 |
The Lunch Lady comes to the rescue again. This time she has to rescue the students from the science teacher and the cyborg substitute teacher. The cyborg has replaced the popular math teacher and immediately increases the student’s workload. In the meantime, the science teacher reduces the student’s workload. They have plan to replace other popular teachers, so the science teacher can win teacher of the year. ( )
  ecollado | Nov 28, 2014 |
this book is about three kids who want to see what tha lunch lady dose when she is not serving lunch the sience techer made a mean robot as a substitute for the techer that every body likes so the lunch lady gos on a mishon to stop the sience techer and the three kids follo but the lunch lady dose not notes till the mishon wass completed I like this book because it is a adventure and it is a fun and funny book ( )
  lillybennett | Oct 10, 2014 |
Recommended Ages: Gr. 2-5

Plot Summary: Hector, Dee, and Terrence are good friends who wonder what the lunch lady is like outside of school. They decide to follow her by bike one day, but she is following the substitute teacher because something doesn't seem right with them. They all end up in an abandoned building. Will the superhero lunch lady save the day?


Hector - get bullied, almost done with his robotics science project even though it's not due for 4 months
Dee - tries to stand up to bully
Terrence -
Milmoe - bully who gets Hector's lunch money
Mr. O'Connell - teacher
Lunch Lady -
Betty - lunch lady's sidekick
Mr. Pasteur - substitute for Mr. O'Connell
Kalowski - janitor
Mr. Edison - teacher that everyone hates

Recurring Themes:

Controversial Issues: none

Personal Thoughts: This funny graphic novel is a great way to include more unlikely superheroes into books. I like the tools she uses, such as the Spatu-copter, Chicken Nugget Bombs, etc.

Genre: graphic novel, fantasy, humor


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  pigeonlover | Aug 17, 2014 |
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The art style is simple, as though a child could draw it, which belies the skill on display in storytelling and pacing.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375846832, Paperback)

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn’t dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn’t just serve sloppy joes—she serves justice! Whatever danger lies ahead, it’s no match for LUNCH LADY!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:10:29 -0400)

The school lunch lady is a secret crime fighter who uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.

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