Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Kate Walden Directs the Night of the Zombie Chickens by Julie Mata

Grades: 5+
Genre: Realistic Fiction

Kate Walden wants to be a famous film director.  However, she has to deal with her mother's job of raising back yard chickens as well as a best friend who has recently been hanging with the popular girls in school.  Without her main actress, and crazy chickens in the way, can she accomplish her movie making dreams?

Author website: none.


  1. this book seems really awesome, funny, and cool!

  2. This book seems really funny and cool.

  3. How can you resist zombie chickens?

    So as you have inferred, Kate Walden is obsessed with being a film director. Since she lives on an organic chicken farm, she casts the talent that she has around her in her movies. Unfortunately, the social forces of middle school transform Kate’s best friend and principal actress Alyssa into …. well, zombie isn’t a far cry. Overnight, Kate becomes ridiculed and bullied in school. Since Kate has show business and scripted revenge in her soul, it is only a matter of time before she concocts a plot to at least get her dignity back… and woe to her enemies in the process.

    PS: check out the super book trailer here: http://guides.rilinkschools.org/content.php?pid=416316&sid=5540915

    Mrs. Rose
    Chester Barrows School

  4. This is the book I voted for because of the friendship that they talked about in the book. It had ups and downs. This was a very awesome book.