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Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster

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Publisher Comments:

Sage has misheard and misunderstood one of Mrs. Page's weekly vocabulary words. Her error leads to a humbling catastrophe: a momentous tragedy, in front of the entire class. Can Sage turn her vocabulary disaster: an event bringing great misfortune, into a triumph: a true success?

Anyone who has ever been daunted: discouraged or disheartened, by a mere word in the dictionary will cheer wildly: in a manner lacking all restraint, as Sage transforms embarrassment into victory in Debra Frasier's touching story of loving--and mistaking--our glorious language.

Synopsis:

A riotous vocabulary calamity!

 

Synopsis:

When Sages spelling and definition of a word reveal her misunderstanding of it to her classmates, she is at first embarrassed but then uses her mistake as inspiration for the vocabulary parade. Full color.

About the Author

Debra Frasier created the illustrations for this book from what she found in her fifth-grade daughter's desk-markers, notebook paper, pencils, glue, and scissors. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152021634
Author:
Frasier, Debra
Author:
Frasier, Debra
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Situations / Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
14
Publication Date:
20000831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 9.75 in 1.04 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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