The teacher's funeral: a comedy in three parts

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"If your teacher has to die, August isn't a bad time of year for it," says Russell Culver, fifteen, who's raring to light out for the endless skies of the Dakotas to join a team of harvesters working the new 1904 all-steel threshing machines. School's only standing in the way of his Dakota dreams. Maybe now with his teacher in the ground, Hominy Ridge School will shut down for good.No such luck. Russell and his schoolmates-Pearl, Flopears, Little Britches; the whole bunch-are about to be ruled by a new teacher who's Russell's worst nightmare.Despite stolen supplies, rustic vandalism, a blazing boys' privy, and more snakes than you can shake a stick at, the new teacher will keep the school afloat and set Russell on a new course entirely.As he did in A Long Way from Chicago and A Year Down Yonder , Richard Peck here creates a whole world of folksy, one-of-a-kind characters in his funniest novel yet. There will be no forgetting Russell, his new teacher, and all the inmates of Hominy Ridge School, on both sides of the teacher's desk.
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ISBN:
9780803727366
9780439865173
9780786277506
9781101200483
9781417727988
9780739345238
032945532
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.7, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
750L
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Grouping Title teacher s funeral a comedy in three parts
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subject_facet Country life -- Indiana -- Fiction, Country life. -- Indiana -- Fiction, Education -- Fiction, Education. -- Fiction, Humorous stories, Indiana -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Large type books, Teachers -- Fiction
title_display The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts
title_full The Teacher's Funeral A Comedy in Three Parts, The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts / Richard Peck
title_short The teacher's funeral :
title_sub a comedy in three parts
topic_facet Country life, Education, Historical Fiction, History, Humor (Fiction), Humorous stories, Juvenile Fiction, Large type books, Teachers, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature