“Goblins Don’t Play Video Games”

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“Goblins Don’t Play Video Games” by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones
ISBN-13: 978-0439043977 Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.

In this the 37th title in the “The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids” series, Melody is determined to win a hand held video game about goblins. Although her friend, Howie, says that goblins are not real, there are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. Could the new computer teacher really be the Great Goblin from Melody's video game? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out!