Regarding the Bathrooms: A Privy to the Past by Kate Klise

Regarding the Bathrooms: A Privy to the Past by Kate Klise is a multigenre book told through letters, memos, newspaper articles, and other forms of correspondence. NJ included Regarding the Fountain (Regarding the…) as a Battle Book this year, so I was already familiar with the cast of characters- Principal Walter Russ, Florence Waters, the townspeople, and the middle schoolers.

In this adventure, Principal Russ is hosting the SPA conference for principals at Geyser Creek Middle School. His problem? The bathrooms in the basement are gross! He enlists the help of the amazing Florence Waters once again, while the students are involved in various summer school initiatives. Criminal cases are solved by the students, the newspaper is being run by a student, and convicts break out of jail! Puns and potty humor abound, while Klise also includes plenty of historical information about baths and bathrooms, from Ancient Greece and Rome.

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,590 other followers

%d bloggers like this: