In honor of April Fool's Day, Reclusive Bilbiophile's "If You Like" theme for the week is: books about pranks and hazing.
I'm going to separate the two. To me, pranks are good-natured fun, while hazing falls more into the bullying end of the spectrum. Some of the books on my list sort of teeter on that line -- I'm eager to hear what you think!! At the end of the post is some more information on the dangers of hazing.
I think I've loved stories about pranks ever since I saw:
Here are a few of my favorite books that incorporate pranks:
Some books about bullying and hazing:
I'd argue that the Dauntless initiation is definitely a hazing of sorts. What do you think?
Have you read any of these? Do you have any prank or hazing books to add to my list??
While these books are fiction, hazing in real life is not okay. It's scary and dangerous. Click on this graphic to be taken to an article at educationnews.org about the dangers of hazing. Thanks to Allison Morris for contacting me about the article and the graphic!