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The Flunking of Joshua T. Batesby Susan Shreve
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In this Knopf Paperback reissue, Joshua is devastated to learn that he must repeat third grade. But he manages to survive the taunts of former classmates, learn something important about himself, and make it through the year with the help of a sympathetic teacher in this "funny, touching, and realistic story."--School Library Journal
When Joshua must repeat the third grade, he finds himself becoming friends with his new teacher despite his negative first impressions of her and his premonitions of a disastrous year.
Driving home from the beach on Labor Day, Joshua receives some shocking news from his mother: he must repeat third grade.
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