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The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, ©2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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."
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
ISBN: 0142405078 9780142405079
OCLC Number: 65399784
Notes: Includes an excerpt from: Here lies the librarian.
Awards: Winner of ALA Best Books for Young Adults.
Winner of ALA Notable Book.
Winner of New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing.
Description: 190 pages, 15 ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Richard Peck.

Abstract:

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."

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