Fall 2023

Monster Match

Book 1

From the Series Frankinschool

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Fred is working diligently on his writing assignment when a mist fills the room, and the words on his page come to life, literally.

Suddenly Fred—now Frankinschool—and Luisa—now Princess Luisa—need to save the school from the mysterious potion—and the even more mysterious and devious ghost living in the school attic.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Category SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2024
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press Books for Young Readers
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Publication Date 2023-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV052000, JUV047000, JUV039060
Dewey [Fic]
Dimensions 6 x 8
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Awards, Original artwork, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Caryn Rivadeneira

Caryn Rivadeneira dreamed of two things as a kid: being a writer and having lots of dogs. Both came true. Caryn and her rescued pit bull live in the Chicago suburbs.

Illustrator: Dani Jones

Dani Jones is an award-winning illustrator, artist, comics creator, and writer living in New Hampshire. She is the author and illustrator of Monsters vs Kittens and its follow-up Dinosaurs vs Puppies. She is also the illustrator of the New York Times best-selling kids' graphic novel Zombies' Day Off.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!


While Fred is out sick, a visiting author signs Fred’s book “To Frank.” Then Fred’s desk-mate Luisa suggests Fred must really be Frank in school, and an idea for Fred’s creative writing assignment is born. Fred’s What-If poem is coming together… View available downloads →


  • Canadian Book Club Awards Honourable Mention, Runner-up, 2023