Magic Tree House
Junie B. Jones
Alvin Ho is back with an updated list of fears and phobias. This time, his father insists on taking him camping...in a tent...in the woods...with a pit for a toilet! He tries to talk his way out of it, but he is whisked away against his better judgment. With the help of secret tricks from his Uncle Dennis and some important purchases courtesy of his older brother (and his father's credit card), he is equipped to brave the scary unknown. (With some added assistance from his uncle's Batman ring and his little sister, Anibelly.) Thunderstorms nor aliens nor lack of toilet paper will deter him from this bonding time with his dad. The question seems to be not of whether Alvin will survive this trip, but if his father will...
Prepared by Jill Webb, Children's Librarian, Farmington Community Library, Farmington , Michigan