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Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies

And Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Weenies Stories

David Lubar

Starscape

Welcome to the Weenie Zone! Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies is the seventh collection of scary short stories for middle grade readers by acclaimed author David Lubar.

A boy and his family narrowly escape a zombie apocalypse—or do they? A girl neglects her cat’s litter box and finds herself in a heap of trouble. And a group of clicking, scrolling, tapping wireless weenies find themselves on the edge of disaster.

Here are thirty-three hilarious and harrowing stories that will scare you, make you laugh, or see the world in a whole new way. Find out where the author got the idea for each story at the end of the book.

Don’t be a weenie. Read these stories. If you dare!

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AFTER THE APOCALYPSE
 

“Zombies!” Dad screamed, pointing out the living room window.
“Where?” Fear and curiosity fought a short battle in my brain. Curiosity won. I rushed over to see for myself.
“No! It’s too gruesome,” Dad said as he snatched me off my feet, tossed me over his shoulder, and ran toward the basement door. I’m almost twelve, but I’m pretty skinny.
Mom grabbed my twin brother, Eli, and hurried down the stairs right behind us. Eli’s also skinny, and Mom’s pretty strong.
“Into the shelter,”
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REVIEWS

Praise for Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies

“Lubar’s sixth Weenies short story collection offers plenty to amuse, spook, and entertain. With supernatural events and creatures, the short and super-short stories are fun, fast-paced reading for Weenies fans and new readers.  As usual each story’s genesis is appended.”—Booklist on Beware the Ninja Weenies

 

“Whoever thinks the short story is dead, or that kids don’t like short stories, hasn’t talked to any real live kids and hasn’t read the latest in this popular series.” —School Library Journal on Attack of the Vampire Weenies

“Bullies and others get their due in this hilarious new collection of 35 warped and creepy tales by the master of the ‘weenie’ story.”—Buffalo News on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies

“This book will talk itself right off the shelves, and reluctant readers will devour it.” —School Library Journal on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies

“Another cool collection. This would be perfect to read around a campfire—or at any sleepover. They are creepy, but also hilarious.” —Detroit Free Press on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies

“Lubar strikes again. Another winning round-up.” — Booklist on Invasion of the Road Weenies

Reviews from Goodreads

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • David Lubar

  • DAVID LUBAR created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is also the author of the Nathan Abercrombie series, True Talents, Flip, and the Weenies short story collections. He lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies

And Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Weenies Stories

David Lubar

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Starscape

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