In book 9 of the Smartboys Club, the Smartboys and girls meet a new neighbor who raises chickens and sells the eggs to earn grocery money. When the city tells his neighbor the chickens are against the law, Monkey takes a cue from Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. and leads a protest to get the law changed.
In book 8 of the Smartboys Club, Monkey and his friends visit the Museum of Natural History. Unfortunately for them, someone who cares more about money than dinosaurs is also there. The Smartboys and Girls have to out-race, out-fight, and out-think a pack of robot Velociraptors and a very angry T-rex to stop a cunning identity thief.
In book 7 of the Smartboys Club, Monkey and Bean face off at the science fair. One of their projects will win, the other won't. It's a battle of wits between two of the smartest boys in school. And to top it off, Monkey gets a mysterious Valentine and has to hunt down its sender.
In book 3 of the Smartboys Club, the Smartboys get a mysterious new class member. She has a secret, and Monkey is bent on finding out the truth about her. But the Smartboys are in for a surprise when their class takes a suit-and-tie field trip to Symphony Hall, no burping allowed.
In Bees in My Butt, the first book of the Smartboys Club series, the members of the Smartboys Club use their skills to defeat a group of crazed Ninjas that take over the school. And it happens on a day when one of the Smartboys has the worst case of flatulence imaginable.