Knopf Books for Young Readers The First Helping (Lunch Lady Books 1 & 2)
Knopf Books for Young Readers The First Helping (Lunch Lady Books 1 & 2)

The First Helping (Lunch Lady Books 1 & 2)

By Jarrett J. Krosoczka


Publication Date: November 2, 2021

+ -
Add to cart
Availability: On our shelves now

Ages 7 to 10, Grades 2 to 5

Fans of Captain Underpants won’t want to miss the adventures of a lunch lady who serves justice—now available for the first time as a full-color graphic novel featuring two-books-in-one!

Serving justice…and 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 in these two exciting adventures packed into one book! Get ready for the return of this exciting series, by the author of Hey, Kiddo.

This new edition includes brand-new, full-color version of Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute and Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians, as well as all-new exciting backmatter!

Series Overview: A Lunch Lady fights crime with help from some kids in this graphic novel series for middle graders

About the Author

Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author of National Book Award Finalist Hey, Kiddo and the New York Times bestselling Star Wars(TM): Jedi Academy: A New Class, as well as numerous popular picture books such as Punk Farm and Punk Farm on Tour. His Lunch Lady graphic novels are beloved by kids everywhere. Two-time winners of the Children’s Choice Book Awards, Lunch Lady has also been a finalist for the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Award. Realizing that his stories can inspire young readers beyond the page, Jarrett founded School Lunch Hero Day, a national campaign that celebrates school lunch staff. You can find out more about Jarrett at

Author Residence: Northampton, MA

Author Hometown: Worcester, MA

Format: Hardcover

Length: 208 pages

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: November 2, 2021

ISBN: 9780593377420

Add to wishlist / Add to compare

Linden Tree Books

Copyright 2023 Linden Tree Books