K.A. Holt, illustrated by Gahan Wilson
Roaring Brook Press
Life is rough in middle school, but it's even rougher when your classmates are zombies, Lifers (regular humans), and nasty, blood-sucking creatures called chupacabras.
“A funny, irreverent, and unconventional verse offering that’s sure to find wide curricular appeal.” --Booklist
“Gross-out humor and romantic tension enmesh in this clever novel told in haiku…a standout choice for reluctant readers.”--Publishers Weekly, STARRED review
“Middle school poetry geeks will enjoy this funny, irreverent novel in verse.” --Library Media Connection
“This intriguing book definitely has an audience–one that appreciates, quite literally, tongue-in-cheek humor.” --School Library Journal
“The shuffle-and-stop rhythm of haiku is amusingly appropriate for the zombie narrator, and Holt's use of language is consistently clever and playful.” --SLJ Teen