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April 20, 2015 - 11:11am

For those of you whose schools use the AR system for testing student reading comprehension and boosting reading volume: all 10 of the current Aldo Zelnick books (A through J) now have quizzes available. Read on!


April 6, 2015 - 4:17pm

Ignoramus was featured on Just For Tween and Teen Girls list of “50 Valentine Books for Tween First”


Aldo might plan a no-pink, no-lace party, but he is in great company on this list of fantastic Valentines reads.

April 6, 2015 - 4:00pm

On her blog, self-proclaimed book addict and teacher Sandra Stiles posted a review of Bogus by one of her students, Darrell. Darrell proclaims that Bogus is “a funny book. I can sit there for hours and read this book. … One of the best books ever.”

Darrell recommended it to Ms. Stiles who, after reading Artsy-Fartsy, agreed: “He was right, I loved it.”


Thanks to Darrell for spreading the awesomeness of Aldo!

April 6, 2015 - 3:21pm

Every year, Houston Library publishes a list of their favorite children’s series and books. The Aldo Zelnick series made a spot on the list this year as one of their favorite series for 4th and 5th graders. If you haven’t already, make sure to check out the series at our website, where you can listen to our A-Z audio dictionary and find more about Aldo and the gang.

You can find the rest of Houston Library’s list here.


April 6, 2015 - 3:01pm

Steamboat Today recently listed Hotdogger of the Zelnick series as one of their five children’s titles to read this year.

Ronald Krall of Steamboat Today writes, “The humdrum life of Aldo Zelnick turns not so humdrum when Aldo agrees to downhill ski in Steamboat.” Hotdogger is the eighth title in our well-renowned series featuring the mischievous protagonist, Aldo. You can find two more of Aldo adventures published since, Ignoramus and Jackpot.

Be sure to check out the article on Steamboat Today’s website here.


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