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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

Synopsis:

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.

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Driving home from the beach on Labor Day, Joshua receives some shocking news from his mother: he must repeat third grade.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307789020
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : School & Education
Author:
Shreve, Susan
Author:
Shreve, Susan Richards
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Teacher-student relationships
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Grading and marking (students)
Subject:
Grade repetition.
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Popularity.
Subject:
Bullies
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Emotions and Feelings
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19930427
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
Grade repetition.
Language:
English
Pages:
96

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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