Appetite for Detention

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Published by: Bloomsbury USA, Childrens
Release Date: August 1, 2008
Pages: 80
ISBN13: 978-1599900759


Grades 7-9, Ages 12 & up

Following the success of Sloane Tanen’s adult books comes a title aimed directly at teens. From back-to-school anxiety and chick cliques to gym class, teachers, and other eye-rolling icons of school life, these photographic scenes of the middle school experience will leave both teens and parents nodding with recognition.

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“Tanen skewers each archetype with equal-opportunity ruthlessness. Viciously funny.”
-Publishers Weekly

“If you’re someone who “gets” the Monty Python-esque humor, it’s priceless.”