A class project turns into a majoraor we should say, amayor, a event when Riverton's Mayor Massey proposes to turn the city government over to the winner of the class election and his party for one whole day. Things pop right along as Alvin, with the helpful maneuverings of Speedy Glomitz, runs against the no-longer-shy Theresa Undermine. Sometimes Speedy's maneuvering is a little disconcerting. What's really going on behind those lazy eyes that donat seem to miss a thing? The tension continues to build when Alvin is elected, and though he may not like Mayor Massey, he definitely likes being mayor for a day! But it seems that Speedy is now ready to collect, staying immovably in the pictureaand in Alvinas office! When his secretary, the Pest, finds a little leather-bound book at the bottom of a drawer the situation becomes critical. The mysterious facts it discloses puts Alvin's Magnificent Brain and his freewheeling 5th grade government staff to the supreme testabringing the day of a lifetime to a smashingaand satisfyingaclose.Clifford B. Hicks. aDarn thing!a he said, his voice shaking. Hea#39;d intended to remove the Burglar Alarm months ago, when hea#39;d discovered his sister knew how to turn it off, but ... alarm. Then the boxing glove, installed on the end of a heavy board and actuated by a strong spring, came whistling down to conk him on the head.
|Title||:||Alvin Fernald, Mayor For A Day|
|Author||:||Clifford B. Hicks|
|Publisher||:||Bethlehem Books - 2013-01-27|