Laggan Lard Butts

Laggan Lard Butts

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
When a losing basketball team is jokingly called the "lard butts" by the opposing team, one of the players starts an election to change the school team names from the "Laggan Lairds" to the "Laggan Lard Butts."

Orca Book Publishers
Sam and his friends try to change the name of their school team.
Sam Campbell's school team, the Laggan Lairds, always loses. When someone suggests that their name be the Laggan Lard Butts, Sam thinks the team should change its name. What is a Laird anyway? The basketball coach agrees, and soon the whole school is involved in an election for a new team name. Sam and his friends nominate the name Lard Butts. When the basketball team starts winning games after a warm-up cheer of "Go Lard Butts!" it seems the Lard Butt campaign might actually win the election.

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& Taylor

When a name-changing campaign for the Laggan School teams gains momentum, Sam Campbell and his friends officially nominate "Laggan Lard Butts" to be placed on the ballot. / Our school teams always lost. It didnt matter what sport basketball, soccer, baseball, volleyball or hockey we sucked at them all. Id been on all our school teams every year since grade six and wed never had a winning team. Forget winning team, wed hardly ever had a win. Sam Campbells school team, the Laggan Lairds, always loses. When someone suggests that their name be the Laggan Lard Butts, Sam thinks the team should change its name. What is a Laird anyway? The basketball coach agrees, and soon the whole school is involved in an election for a new team name. Sam and his friends nominate the name Lard Butts. When the basketball team starts winning games after a warm up cheer of "Go Lard Butts!" it seems the Lard Butt campaign might actually win the election.
With the whole school clamoring to change the boring name of the school's basketball team, class clown Sam starts a campaign to have them called the "Lard Butts" which, even after a few great victories, begins to take on a certain charm of its own that surprises students and teachers alike. Simultaneous.

Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers, 2006
ISBN: 9781551435183
1551435187
Branch Call Number: PB YA FIC WAL
Characteristics: 108 p. ;,18 cm.

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KatyaP99 Aug 04, 2011

The beginning was a bit boring, but once you got in to it it was good. The ending was nice and unexpected too.

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art_attack68
Sep 23, 2010

The weirdest book I have ever read.

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Keithsgirl2215
Jul 06, 2010

It's a very easy read and I think meant for 10-12year olds but as a 14 year old I still laughed out loud. Very well written.

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