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...the Authorized Art-O-Biography of ___________ is DIY journaling fun for Aldo Zelnick fans! more...
Ten-year-old Aldo lives with his family in Colorado. He's not athletic like his older brother, he's not a rock hound like his best friend, but he does like bacon. more...
Hardcover • Illustrated chapter book Published June 2010 For readers 7-13 AR reading level: 4.0; Guided reading level: R 160 pages • ISBN 978-1-934649-06-0 • $12.95 • Independent Publisher “IPPY” Silver Award 2011 • Creative Child magazine Seal of Excellence 2011 • CYBIL nomination 2011 Buy this book Download and excerpt more...
Summer is drawing to a close, and the Zelnicks travel to the family farm in Minnesota for their vacation. Aldo’s mom is eager for him to experience the things she loved as a girl…shucking sweet corn, milking cows, gathering eggs. A week of FRESH AIR and living off the land! more...
Embarrassed about his artistic abilities, Aldo has always underplayed his talent at school. When he starts 5th grade and meets his cute new art teacher, though, he finds himself doing crazy things, like losing the ability to speak when she's around. more...
It's October, and Aldo thinks he's Einstein. Gloating over his exemplary first-quarter grades and test scores, he even decides to dress as the iconic scientist for Halloween. more...
As Thanksgiving rolls around, Aldo Zelnick—a fifth-grade foodie if there ever was one—is flummoxed by his best friend Jack's refusal to try new food. more...
All the rest of the Zelnicks like Christmas a lot, but Aldo, whose plan to get presents galore may have a glitch, does not. more...
Just how humdrum is 10-year-old Aldo Zelnick’s life right now? So humdrum that he sets out to measure which January day will be the most boring. more...
If there’s a more inopportune date for an elementary-school boy to have a birthday than February 14th, Aldo Zelnick wants to know what it is. more...
When a warm March day beckons Aldo and his best friend, Jack, outdoors to their fort under the giant pine tree, stick-in-the-mud Aldo gets, well, stuck in the mud. more...
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