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Malcolm at Midnight


Author: W. H.  BECK
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Subject/Category:  3-5
Year Reviewed:: 2014
ISBN: 9780547681009
Awards::  WAW
Review: When Malcolm the rat arrives as the pet at McKenna School, he revels in the attention. He also meets the Midnight Academy, a secret society of classroom pets that keeps the nutters (kids) safe. There's just one problem…rats have a terrible reputation! So when the Academy's iguana leader is kidnapped, Malcolm must prove his innocence - and that even rats can be good guys. Illustrated by Brian Lies of Bats at the Beach, this engaging middle-grade novel will have readers rooting for Malcolm as they try to solve the mystery alongside him.

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