Watch closely, said Mrs Jewls. You can learn much faster using a computer instead of paper and pencil. Then she pushed the computer out of the window. The children all watched it fall thirty floors. See said Mrs Jewls. Thats gravity ... Thats the way things happen at Wayside School. There are twenty-nine kids in Mrs Jewls class and this book is about all of them there is Todd, who is in trouble every day, until he gets a magic dog Paul, whose life is saved by Leslies pigtails Ron, who dares to try the cafeterias mushroom surprise and all the others who help turn a day at Wayside School into one madcap adventure after another.