15 Books to Make Your Students LOL


Looking for ways to engage your students in reading while simultaneously bringing some laughter into your classroom? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of 15 hilarious books that will have your students chuckling, giggling, and LOL-ing in no time. These books cover a variety of genres and age groups, ensuring that there’s something here for everyone.

1. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney

This wildly popular series follows the life of Greg Heffley as he navigates the challenges and awkwardness of middle school life.

2. “Captain Underpants” by Dav Pilkey

Featuring the adventures of two fourth-grade pranksters who accidentally create a superhero, this humorous series is perfect for keeping young students entertained.

3. “The Wayside School” series by Louis Sachar

Set in a wacky school filled with quirky characters and bizarre happenings, these short stories will have your students laughing out loud.

4. “Matilda” by Roald Dahl

With its sharp wit and unforgettable protagonist, this classic book tells the story of a gifted young girl who discovers her extraordinary powers.

5. “Sideways Stories from Wayside School” by Louis Sachar

This collection of absurd and hilarious tales revolves around the students and teachers at an unusually tall elementary school.

6. “The Twits” by Roald Dahl

A comical tale of a nasty couple who play cruel tricks on each other and eventually get what they deserve.

7. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl

Another classic that tells the enticing story of Charlie Bucket’s magical journey through Willy Wonka’s fantastical chocolate factory.

8. “Junie B. Jones” series by Barbara Park

These books chronicle the adventures and misadventures of kindergartener Junie B., with her inquisitive nature and unique perspective on life.

9. “I Funny” by James Patterson

This story of a disabled middle schooler trying to become a stand-up comedian is both heartwarming and hilarious.

10. “Dear Dumb Diary” by Jim Benton

Written in diary form, these books follow the adventures and dilemmas of Jamie Kelly as she navigates through adolescent life.

11. “My Weird School” series by Dan Gutman

In this comedic series, students at Ella Mentry School encounter unusual teachers and staff members in their peculiar experiences.

12. “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” by Richard and Florence Atwater

When a house painter receives a penguin as a gift, his life takes an unexpected turn filled with laughter and mayhem.

13. “The Giggler Treatment” by Roddy Doyle

A mischievous tale about how the Gigglers punish adults for being mean to children, resulting in silly situations and lots of laughter.

14. “There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom” by Louis Sachar

The story of Bradley Chalkers – the most disliked student in his class – takes an uplifting turn after he meets a new counselor at school.

15. “Frindle” by Andrew Clements

Third-grader Nick Allen creates chaos when he invents a new word for a pen, sparking an imaginative battle between him and his strict language arts teacher.


Each of these books contains delightful moments guaranteed to make your students laugh out loud while fostering their love for reading. By incorporating these books into your curriculum or classroom library, you’ll surely create unforgettable memories filled with joy and laughter for both you and your students.

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