Books By Daniel Kenney

This site is for parents, teachers, librarians, and book professionals looking for ridiculously fun books for 7-12 year-olds.

 

REMI MULDOON JPEG FINALTHE BIG LIFE OF REMI MULDOON 1

My name is Remi Muldoon, I’m ten years-old, and I’m really SMALL…which is a BIG problem–especially with the kids at school. And when I try to become popular, I think I upset the balance of the universe because things get worse. MUCH worse. Try out my book to see me race against the clock to fix history before it’s too late and along the way, I might just learn that the smallest of kids can have the biggest of lives.

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Remi Cover 2_smaller file versionTHE BIG LIFE OF REMI MULDOON 2: YoYo, Pizza, and a Duck

My name is Remi Muldoon, I’m ten years old, and this will probably be the most important book you ever read. Why? It’s simple, really. Because of Ducks. You heard me, DUCKS! And why are DUCKS so important? Well, you sort of have to read the book to find out. Let’s just say that, as usual, I find myself in TROUBLE, ducks and clowns play a fiendish role in my trouble, and somehow my good looks fail to save me. But something does save me. Or doesn’t it?

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THE BIG LIFE OF REMI MULDOON 3: 4th Grade Werewolf

My name is Remi Muldoon and here’s a list of things even scarier than flying through the air with the world’s largest baby. – Clowns – Cleaning – Mom in the morning – Girls – Pimples – Mom at Night – Math – Boys named Ox – Werewolves Join me, the most adorable kid in the world, on yet another heart thumping adventure that will knock your socks off. (unless you have bad foot odor, then please leave your socks on!)

 

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Remi cover 4_smaller file versionTHE BIG LIFE OF REMI MULDOON 4: Attack of the Killer Car Wash

My name is Remi Muldoon and I hope you’re ready for the EXPLOSIVE 4th book in my galactic wide bestselling series. But fair WARNING, do not read this book if you are afraid of the following: – Parents – Chores – Hospitals – Monsters – Hyenas – Mud – Clean cars – Robots – Depipi.
Join me, the most adorable kid in the world, on yet another crazy adventure that proves sometimes the smallest kids have the biggest lives.

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Math_Inspectors_Covers_EBOOK-1THE MATH INSPECTORS Story One – The Case of the Claymore Diamond

When the Claymore Diamond is stolen from Ravensburg’s finest jewelry store, Stanley Carusoe gets the bright idea that he and his friends ought to solve the crime. Armed with curiosity and their love for math, Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix race around town in order to solve the mystery before an ambitious new police chief puts the wrong man in prison. Join Stanley and his friends in this smart and funny first mystery in The Math Inspector series, perfect for math lovers, math haters, and all kids ages 9-12.

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THE MATH INSPECTORS Story Two – The Case of the Mysterious Mr. Jekyll

Sixth-graders Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix did more than just start a detective agency. Using their math skills and their gut instincts, they actually solved a crime the police couldn’t crack. Now the Math Inspectors are called in to uncover the identity of a serial criminal named Mr. Jekyll, whose bizarre (and hilarious) pranks cross the line into vandalism. But the deeper the friends delve into the crimes, the more they realize why they were asked to help…and it wasn’t because of their detective skills. Join Stanley and his friends in another thrilling adventure of the Math Inspectors series, perfect for math lovers, math haters, and all kids ages 9-12.

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THE MATH INSPECTORS Story Three – The Case of the Christmas Caper

It’s Christmas Eve in Ravensburg, and the town is bursting with anticipation for its oldest Christmas tradition. The annual opening of Douglas and Son’s Toy Store, home of the greatest toys in the world, is finally here. But this is no ordinary Christmas Eve, and the surprise that awaits them is beyond any of their wildest imaginations: a surprise that threatens to ruin Christmas! Stanley, Charlotte, Gertie and Felix call in a little backup, but will the team’s detective skills and math smarts be enough to unravel the mystery? Find out in this funny, heart-warming third adventure in The Math Inspectors series, perfect for math lovers, math haters, and all kids ages 9-12.

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TALES OF A PIRATE NINJA 1

My name is Archie Beller, and let me tell you – these California kids are weird. Mom and I had just moved to Kings Cove from Nebraska when all of a sudden, the boys in my new school wanted me to make a choice – a very weird choice. That choice set off a chain of events that I never would have believed in a million years. But all you need to know is this – because of it, a legend was born. The legend of Pirate Ninja. Tales of a Pirate Ninja is a hilarious adventure perfect for children ages 7-12.

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TALES OF A PIRATE NINJA 2: Pranks In Paradise

My name is Archie Beller, and I AM Pirate Ninja. But the kids of Kings Cove, California are still super weird and our town is crawling with bad guys. The worst of the bunch might just be this scary dude named The Vulture. And long story short, one of Freddy’s boogers backfires on us. Intrigued? Disgusted? Great. Try out my second adventure, Pranks In Paradise to find out more. Pirate Ninja 2: Pranks in Paradise is a hilarious action adventure full of pirates, ninjas, martial arts, humor, and plenty of pranks and is perfect for children ages 9-12.

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DIARY OF A 6th GRADE LOSER 1: Dart Guns At Dawn

My name is Sean Kelly, I’m a 6th Grader, and a bunch of people at my school think I’m a loser. I’m not, of course. And neither are my friends. In fact, Squiggy and Dump Truck (those friends I mentioned and yes I realize they’ve got super weird names) well, Squiggy and Dump Truck thought I should start keeping this Diary to prove to everybody else that we’re not losers. Along the way I just might have captured the life of the MOST interesting kids in history (possible exaggeration). If you don’t believe me, try reading and find out for yourself. Diary of a 6th Grade Loser is a hilarious adventure for children ages 9-12

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6th Grade Loser Book 2 Cover_Version THREE_April 7DIARY OF A 6th GRADE LOSER 2: Sledding At Sunset

My name is Sean Kelly, I’m a 6th Grader, and lots of people in my town STILL think I’m a loser. This time out, it’s Christina Delgado, the most annoyingly perfect girl ever. Because my brain becomes mush around perfection, I may or may not challenge her to the single dumbest challenge in history. Do I become a legend? Or do I become an even bigger loser? Read Book 2 in the 6th Grade Loser Series to find out now! Diary of a 6th Grade Loser is a hilarious adventure perfect for children ages 9-12

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TEENAGE TREASURE HUNTER

Six months after his mom’s death, a still broken-hearted Curial Diggs discovers that his mom has left him a challenge. She wants him to find The Romanov Dolls, a fantastic treasure stolen from the Manhattan Art Collective when she was only a child. Despite having an overbearing famous father – who has already mapped out his son’s future – Curial follows his heart and his mother’s clues to Russia where he teams up with the granddaughter of a Russian History Professor to unravel the mystery behind the priceless treasure. Teenage Treasure Hunter is the first book in this exciting new treasure hunting series. Full of history, humor, and danger, these books are perfect for readers ages 10-14 (4th through 8tjh grades).

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KATIE PLUMB & THE PENDLETON GANG

Thirteen-year-old Katie Plumb is a spoiled brat with an eye for fashion and a talent for spending money—and she’s about to leave on the trip of a lifetime to fabulous Paris, France. But then the WORST thing in the world happens: her Grandfather changes the plan. Katie’s new destination? A cattle ranch in Nebraska. That’s right. NEBRASKA.
Will the junior high fashion queen from Northern California make it in the rough and tumble world of ranching and rodeo? Or will Katie fail and prove to her grandfather that this was not only a miserable summer but one GIGANTIC mistake? Perfect for readers ages 9-12.

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THE BEEF JERKY GANG

When Peter Mills descends into the creepy basement of Finley Junior High, he discovers a dark and twisted truth: girls haven’t always ruled the world. Now armed with a book of ancient, forbidden man secrets (such as how to make paper airplanes, stink bombs, and beef jerky), Peter and his friends think they’ve found the recipe to changing their lives. But the boys of the Beef Jerky Gang will soon find out that the girls aren’t about to give up control to a bunch of prank-pulling punks. Join Peter and his friends in this hilarious first book of the two book Beef Jerky Gang series.

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MIDDLE SQUAD 1: The Recruitment of Olive Klein

For twelve year old Olive, humiliating her principal was all part of the plan. But getting kidnapped by a squad of government agents? Not so much. Now, famous trouble maker Olive Klein finds herself in a hidden government fortress training for a highly sensitive mission against the government’s number one threat-a super villain named Magellan. And when Middle Squad finally goes after Magellan, Olive discovers the real reason she was recruited in the first place-and she’s not happy about it. Join Olive and the kids from Middle Squad in this funny and exciting first story in the Middle Squad series, a perfect adventure for all kids ages 9-12.

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LUNCHMEAT LENNY 6th GRADE CRIME BOSS 1: The Extraordinary Crew

When peanut butter is declared illegal, Lenny Parker does the foolish thing, and tries to get it back. Now, Wedge City’s local crime boss has the town’s newest resident in an impossible situation—and the only way Lenny can get himself out—is by recruiting a group of kids known more for the time they’ve spent in jail, than the time they’ve spent in class. Perfect for all kids ages 7-12.

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