by Peter Brown
Little, Brown (July 1, 2014)
Summary in a Sentence:
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.
Why You'll Love It:
- Brown uses a cartoon-type format with panels and speech bubbles, varying the pace with full-page art, in a story that students and teachers will enjoy equally
- At the heart of the awkward-pause-filled humor are Bobby and Ms. Kirby’s marvelous facial expressions.
- Brown makes it clear that teachers are people too-even the "mean" ones.
Who should read it:
Great for grades K-2...and here's the activity kit.
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