The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School


When a mysterious illness sweeps through school, kids start changing colors at an alarming rate, and worse. It’s up to sixth grade scientist Wilmer Dooley to crack the case, before it’s too late.

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“Filled with entertaining twists and nutty characters, DeWitt’s story celebrates friendship and perseverance.”- Publishers Weekly

“THE CONTAGIOUS COLORS OF MUMPLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL by Fowler DeWitt is funny, educational and fast-paced, holding interest for the reader throughout the entire book.” –

“A fun, fast-paced story that should appeal to a wide range of both reluctant and avid middle grade readers.” – Library Media Connection

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers
(September, 2013)
288 pages
ISBN: 978-1442478305