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The Resource The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts, Richard Peck

The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts, Richard Peck

Label
The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts
Title
The teacher's funeral
Title remainder
a comedy in three parts
Statement of responsibility
Richard Peck
Title variation
teachers funeral
Title variation remainder
a comedy in three parts
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."
Summary
In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dream of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew is disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
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130982
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.P338
LC item number
Te 2004
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750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a comedy in three parts
Label
The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts, Richard Peck
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
2401008
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
190 p.
Isbn
9780803727366
Lccn
2004004361
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54857970
Label
The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts, Richard Peck
Publication
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
Control code
2401008
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
190 p.
Isbn
9780803727366
Lccn
2004004361
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54857970

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