Troublemaker by Andrew ClementsTroublemaker by Andrew Clements


byAndrew ClementsIllustratorMark Elliott

Paperback | February 5, 2013

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Once a troublemaker, always a troublemaker? A reputation proves challenging to change in this “rock-solid school story” (Publishers Weekly) from Andrew Clements.

Clayton Hensley is accustomed to trouble: There’s a folder of incident reports in Principal Kelling’s office that’s as thick as a phonebook and growing daily. Most recently, Clay’s art teacher told the class to spend the period drawing anything they wanted, and Clay decided to be extra “creative” by drawing a spot-on portrait of Principal Kelling…as a donkey.

It’s a pretty funny joke, but Clay is coming to realize that the biggest joke of all may be on him. When his big brother, Mitchell, gets in some serious trouble, Clay decides to change his own mischief-making ways…but he can’t seem to shake his reputation as a troublemaker.

From the master of the school story comes a book about the fine line between good-humored mischief and dangerous behavior—and how everyday choices can close or open doors.
Andrew Clements was born in Camden, New Jersey on May 7, 1949. He received a bachelor's degree in literature from Northwestern University and master's degree in teaching from National Louis University. Before becoming a full-time author, he taught in the public schools north of Chicago for seven years, was a singer-songwriter, and work...
Title:TroublemakerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 inPublished:February 5, 2013Publisher:415231986Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416949321

ISBN - 13:9781416949329

Appropriate for ages: 8


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book ever! My mom got me this book a long time ago and I didn't want to read it but one day I had no books to read so I read this one and I really liked it so I got more of the books in the series.BEST BOOK IN THE WORLD!!!!
Date published: 2017-04-29

Editorial Reviews

"Another rock-solid school story that will resonate with middle graders."--Publishers Weekly