OMG This might be the best book series EVER Ok they are written for children but hear me outThe breakfast bunch has always wondered what the Lunch Lady does on her time off does she have 100 cats, does she have a family to take care of or is she a secret agent well one of those ideas is close to the truthThe Lunch Lady thwarts evil with the help of her gadget making fellow lunch lady Betty The boiler room is home to their secret hideout, with gadgets galore and surveillance of OMG This might be the best book series EVER Ok they are written for children but hear me outThe breakfast bunch has always wondered what the Lunch Lady does on her time off does she have 100 cats, does she have a family to take care of or is she a secret agent well one of those ideas is close to the truthThe Lunch Lady thwarts evil with the help of her gadget making fellow lunch lady Betty The boiler room is home to their secret hideout, with gadgets galore and surveillance of the entire school they can see trouble before anyone else knows it is there You have to love this series because at one point or another we have all wondered what the people that we deal with every day does when we are not aroundWith gadgets like a spatu copter yep a spatula that turns into a small helicopter device , milk cams all over the school for surveillance, a lunch tray laptop, a spork phone, and many others I would challenge anyone not to chuckle at these stories All I ll say isSPORK PHONE Great early graphic novel with boy girl appeal Perfect for classroom visits. You can tell that author and illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka has a pass ion about comics and graphic novels through this book It s amazing that the illustrations only include the colors yellow, gray, and black, yet readers are swept away into this animated world Because there is a lot on each page,colors may have beendistracting to the reader The transitions between scenes and conversations are so smooth that I literally felt like I was watching television I could imagine it so You can tell that author and illustrator Jarrett J Krosoczka has a pass ion about comics and graphic novels through this book It s amazing that the illustrations only include the colors yellow, gray, and black, yet readers are swept away into this animated world Because there is a lot on each page,colors may have beendistracting to the reader The transitions between scenes and conversations are so smooth that I literally felt like I was watching television I could imagine it so vividly in my head that I completely forgot that I was reading.Not only are the pictures engaging and fun to look at, this book is hilarious and would be a perfect pick for children who either hate reading, or just appreciate comics and cartoons The three kids in the book are just a bunch of average kids that are very relatable The lunch lady s job is not only to serve delicious meals but to serve justice It is a random, perfect plotline for a humorous, engaging superhero story Jarrett Krosoczka packs so much into this little book interesting weapons, secret boiler rooms, and crazy robots To me, the best part is just how great the expressions and each character are These illustrations do the storyline justice, and even increase the effectiveness of this graphic novel Some may argue that there is too much going on in each page and perhaps younger children will turn away from this book due to the amount of stimulus packed in, but I feel like second to third graders will truly appreciate this book I also like how this book is little I expected it to be the size of a large picture book However, it works well as a littler novel looking book, to appeal to elementary students who are quickly moving to longer andchallenging books It fits easily in any bag, and is ready to immerse any reader into this hilarious superhero world Lunch Lady is extremely hilarious It s about three kids that find out that their lunch lady is a secret agent spy The kids find out that she uses food and kitchen gadgets as spy tools For example, a banana boomerang, a spatula helicopter and taco vision goggles The lunch lady is on a mission to find out why the teachers who never missed a day have a substitute The kids accidentally stumble upon it and get captured I am not going to spoil it so I ll stop there I think it would have been b Lunch Lady is extremely hilarious It s about three kids that find out that their lunch lady is a secret agent spy The kids find out that she uses food and kitchen gadgets as spy tools For example, a banana boomerang, a spatula helicopter and taco vision goggles The lunch lady is on a mission to find out why the teachers who never missed a day have a substitute The kids accidentally stumble upon it and get captured I am not going to spoil it so I ll stop there I think it would have been better if the author had put ingadgets and gave the lunch lady have a robot side kick It would have been nice if she could have added a tiny bitaction not that it has no action I give it five stars and recommend it to anyone who likes quirky comedy for young readers How the alliances began between the Lunch Ladies and the kids who are in on their crime fighting secrets Silly and fun. This very silly graphic novel is quite a bit of fun A unique superhero battles the forces of evil in a supposedly ordinary grade school. Would you believe that I have never read a LUNCH LADY book It is laugh out loud funny Just the thing for kids who think that they don t like to read. I like this book because I love comics I bet lots of other people like comic books too I have many favorite parts in this book. Serving justiceand lunch Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady What does she do when she isn t dishing out the daily special Where does she live Does she have a lot of cats at home Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn t just serve sloppy joes she serves justice Whatever danger lies ahead, it s no match for LUNCH LADY The graphic novel, Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute, by Jarrett Krosoczka, is a hilarious story of a lunch lady and her assistant who equip themselves with high tech kitchen gadgets that help serve and protect the community and school they work for This book is geared for children male and female ages 7 10 years old The novel begins when Lunch Lady becomes suspicious of an absent teacher and his sinisterly odd substitute While Lunch Lady this is her name and Betty her assistant are The graphic novel, Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute, by Jarrett Krosoczka, is a hilarious story of a lunch lady and her assistant who equip themselves with high tech kitchen gadgets that help serve and protect the community and school they work for This book is geared for children male and female ages 7 10 years old The novel begins when Lunch Lady becomes suspicious of an absent teacher and his sinisterly odd substitute While Lunch Lady this is her name and Betty her assistant are working the case, three students deemed The Breakfast Bunch become very curious about Lunch Lady and her day to day duties Of course, they assume she is a boring woman with no life outside the cafeteria but soon enough they will find out just how important her role is at the school This graphic novel was nominated for the 2010 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees under the Best Publication for Kids Award.There are not many heroes with apassionately divergent alter ego The clever touches of superhero lunch gadgets throughout the book are supported by the inventions Betty has created for Lunch Lady Krosoczka does a brilliant job of tying together lunch themes with superhero qualities Case and point the hidden lab behind a fridge where Betty has spent her time inventing weapons such as helicopter spatulas, exploding chicken nuggets, a lunch tray laptop, and my personal favorite the fish stick numb chucks that assist Lunch Lady as she serves and protects the student body Not only do the gadgets keep the reader entertained, but the dialog contains cafeteria talk meaning food inspired statements and quotes Classic statements such as oh no are replaced with good gravy will make any student laugh aloud One of my favorite parts is the view of the spy screens in the Lunch Lady s lab showing what the teachers are doing in their classrooms For instance, we learn that Mr Johnson is reciting poetry to and of course the poem he is reciting begins with food, Beans, beans, good for your heart before trailing off to be completed by laughing readers In addition, the yellow highlighted pen and ink cartoons drawings filled with silly puns are energetic yet simple which alternate keep the readers visual interest