The Substitute Kid

 
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The Substitute Kid
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8+
Release Date
September 02, 2008
ISBN
1606722727
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The Substitute Kid is a humorous story that follows the wild shenanigans that Michaela Davis and her best friend, Jessica Benson, continuously get themselves into. Michaela is a ten-year-old girl who loves to get into trouble. She devises a grand plot to get out of taking a history exam, but that plot backfires, and she eventually learns a great deal about herself. Did I forget to mention her scientist dad builds a robot that is an exact replica of her, and Michaela uses the robot to plot her biggest scheme of all?

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The Substitute Kid by Joseph K. Smith is a great book about a girl named Michaela Davis who always seems to get into trouble. In this book, Michaela learns that sometimes, when you try to fool others, you¹re really only fooling yourself.


When Michaela goes to visit her dad at his science lab, she is in for a big surprise. Her dad's latest invention is a robot that is exactly like Michaela. It speaks, acts and moves like her. But, is it capable of fooling all of Michaela¹s friends and teachers? Michaela is determined to find out!


Through a series of plots and pranks, Michaela learns that even though things don¹t always work out as planned, if you are true to yourself, things will work out in the end.

I think this is a great book for girls. It¹s a funny and quick read that you won't be able to put down!
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