The League of Unexceptional Children by Gitty Daneshvari
Cover art by James Lancett
Ben Hardy has been cursed by potatoes. Moving to Idaho seemed like a bad sign — and sure enough, a catastrophe in the cafeteria soon lands him a job as the substitute mascot for their school. Which is (you guessed it) a friendly spud. With learning how to maneuver in a musty old costume, sorting out his plans for the big school dance, and keeping his identity under wraps, Ben’s life as a potato is anything but bland.
Out of all the mascot options — the Cougars, the Eagles, the Saber-Toothed Tigers — my new school just had to be the Spuds.
I love finding something unexpected at the thrift store. This particular find had me laughing in the store, because I couldn’t put it down. Read it cover to cover right there, and then had to buy it so that I could share!
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