This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!After eating the banana from a science experiment, Clyde changes from an average elementary school student into a high-energy monkey whenever he gets excited. Usually this causes Clyde a lot of trouble at school. But when someone dressed up like a ghost is seen walking around the hallways, only Clyde's special monkey-powers can save the day!