Homer Price is a mild-mannered boy who lives in the sleepy town of Centerburg. Somehow, he continues to get himself involved in the most outrageous incidents, like the time when a donut-making machine ran out of control. Even worse was the time when Homer came face-to-face with his comic book hero, the Super-Duper, and he realizes that….well, I’ll let you read this one for yourself!
Homer Price was written in 1943 so the environment might seem a little dated, although the characters are genuine and will still resonate today. Boys will be boys, no matter the century. Homer Price is a hilarious book for middle-grade readers, one that I’d even be willing to recommend to a girl!