by Laurence Yep
"Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it." Confucious
Arnie, the school bully, is out to get Teddy and Bobby! How can the brothers use a bug named Hercules to bring down a giant and find common ground with him? They will need courage, compassion, self-reliance, and ...a cockroach... to find justice!**
Note from Suzy: Ooo, gross. Okay, I have to admit I avoided this book as long as I could but was VERY pleasantly surprised! Not only did it begin to desensitize me to those nasty bugs, but I was delighted with the story! I think it will become a favorite of our kids--- and maybe they won't have to suffer from the cockroach- phobia I have!
** from Defeating Giants, Student Units for Award-Winning Books by Suzy Red
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