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On a Scale From Idiot to Complete Jerk


(Orca Book Publishers, 2014)

*Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books for Kids & Teens 2014

*Top 10 Middle Grade Books of 2014 (Today's Parent Magazine)

*Translated into Korean and Dutch

Beginning with the dawn of humankind and concluding conclusively, J.J. Murphy's eighth grade science project dissects jerkosity through case studies, charts and graphs, and explores the who, what, when, why and how of the jerks of this world. 


Quill & Quire "A quirky, funny glimpse into the life and mind of a 13-year-old boy. Alison Hughes deserves an A+ for her smart, engaging middle-grade read."

Canadian Family Magazine  "A wonderfully cheeky and smart read."

Canadian Children’s Book News "J.J.’s descriptions will have readers not only laughing out loud but also reading passages aloud to whoever will listen."

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