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The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts / Richard Peck.

Available copies

  • 20 of 20 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 20 total copies.

Summary:

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J FIC PECK (Text) 33892100605378 Children's Fiction Book None 04/19/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0142405078
  • ISBN: 9780142405079
  • Physical Description: 190, 15 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) 2019-20, grades 6-8.
Formatted Contents Note:
Kissing summer good-bye: August -- Best boys in the world -- Me and Lloyd and Charlie Parr -- Flowers for Miss Myrt -- Mess of bad puppies -- First such mishap of the twentieth century -- Droning of locusts, a mourning of doves -- Jailhouse of school: Called to the trough of knowledge -- One lucky boy -- Stony Lonesome -- Trouble on the way -- Another old gal in the ditch -- Only really perfect thing in the world -- Fall of the year: One serious suitor -- Fatal Friday -- Two miracles and a mercy -- Grown and flown.
Summary, etc.:
In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dreams of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew are disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
Target Audience Note:
008 up.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Middle Grades 4.7 6.0
Awards Note:
Oregon Battle of the Books 2019-20, Grades 6-8.
Subject: Education > Juvenile fiction.
Teachers > Juvenile fiction.
Country life > Indiana > Juvenile fiction.
Indiana > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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