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Steinke, Aron Nels

Summary: When the students in Mr. Wolf's class learn about personal narratives, Sampson doesn't think anything worth writing about has ever happened to him, until a bicycle accident gives him a new perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2019

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Summary: Middle-school band teacher Joe's true passion is jazz, but when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have a soul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight, a division of ABDO 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 DIS

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC DIS

Yared, Christine A.

Summary: "Gerry Crane had hit his stride. A talented high school music teacher, he was loved by students and parents--lauded as one of the best teachers at his school. Gerry had reconciled his conservative religious upbringing with his identity as a gay man, finding an affirming spiritual home in a local church. He enjoyed a close circle of loving friends and had found the love of his life. In October...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penning History, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Soc Pol Yared

Delano, Marfe Ferguson.

Summary: Photographs and text present the life and accomplishments of the young woman who overcame a poverty-stricken childhood, family tragedy, and failing eyesight to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SUL

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Summary: Laura has her first experiences as a teacher, and is courted by Almanzo Wilder.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FIC WIL

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD WIL

Gutman, Dan.

Summary: When a British student-teacher arrives, A. J. and his friends wonder if her all-black clothing and love of blood sausage mark her as a vampire, while Mr. Granite simply hopes her musician-boyfriend will stay away long enough for a math lesson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Gutman 2010

Marshall, Catherine

Summary: "In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and tragedy, by the needs and unique strengths of two...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Oasis Audio 2017

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC MAR

Allende, Isabel

Summary: A minor traffic accident becomes the catalyst for an unexpected and moving love story between two people who thought they were deep into the winter of their lives. Richard Bowmaster, a 60-year-old human rights scholar, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young, undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, in the middle of a snowstorm in Brooklyn. What at first seems just a small inconvenience takes an...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC ALL

Cochrun, Alison

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: A long time ago, Logan Maletis and Rosemary Hale used to be friends. They spent their childhood summers running through the woods, rebelling against their conservative small town, and dreaming of escaping. But then an incident the summer before high school turned them into bitter rivals. After graduation, they went ten years without speaking. Now in their thirties, Logan and Rosemary find they...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Paperbacks 2024

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Marshall, Catherine

Summary: The train taking nineteen-year-old teacher Christy Huddleston from her home in Asheville, North Carolina, might as well be transporting her to another world. The Smoky Mountain community of Cutter Gap feels suspended in time, trapped by poverty, superstitions, and century-old traditions. But as Christy struggles to find acceptance in her new home, some see her - and her one-room school - as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Marshall

Reagan, Jean

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Explains how to help your teacher get ready for events in the school year.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Preschool Reagan

Watkins, Sam

Summary: On his first day at his new school Jake Jones meets the new teacher, Mr. Hyde (very nice, but turns into a naughty imp when upset), Mrs. Blount, the principal (a nasty tyrant whose punishments involve hard labor), and his wild classmates in 5B--and since it is almost impossible not to break at least one of the 142 school rules (or all of them) he soon finds his school life descending into chaos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WAT

Summary: "Robin Williams stars as Lance Clayton, a man who has learned to settle. He dreams of being a rich and famous writer, but has only managed to make it as an unpopular high school poetry teacher. His only son Kyle (Daryl Sabara) is an insufferable jackass and won't give his father the time of day. Lance is dating Claire (Alexie Gilmore), the school's adorable art teacher, but she doesn't want to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WOR

Parker, Robert B.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Bobby, living in a small Massachusetts town just after World War II, finds himself facing many new challenges as he tries to pull together his coachless basketball team, cope with new feelings for his old friend Joanie, and discover the identity of the mysterious stranger who seems to be threatening his teacher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleuth Philomel 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAR

Russell-Brown, Katheryn

Summary: "A picture biography of educator and politician Shirley Chisholm, who in 1968 was the first Black woman elected to Congress and in 1972 was the first Black candidate from a major political party (the Democratic party) to run for the United States presidency. An afterword with additional information, photographs, and source lists are included"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHI

Birney, Betty G.

Summary: After learning about Sherlock Holmes, Humphrey the classroom hamster follows clues to try and discover why Mrs. Brisbane is gone and Mr. E, a fun but not very educational substitute, is taking her place in Room 26 at Longfellow School.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2013

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Andreae, Giles

Summary: A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school! Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join in all the day's activities. Start with show and tell, reading and writing, then playtime, making things and singing. Teacher makes sure every school day is the best! This sweet and simple story follows a typical school day, from morning hello's to hometime. Perfect for sharing with your...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AND

Brown, Peter

Summary: A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and, if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on the weekends to play. Until one day, he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2015

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Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EMP

Bender, Aimee.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

Danneberg, Julie

Summary: Mrs. Hartwell is home sick today, and throughout the day her students send her emails informing her about what is happening as the other teachers take turns watching the class--and the room becomes increasingly messy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2023

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DAN

Low, Pearl

Summary: The hard-to-handle third graders at Bailey Elementary School wonder if their new teacher, Mrs. Jeepers, who just moved from Transylvania and has glowing green eyes, is a vampire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic 2021

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Rader-Day, Lori

Summary: "For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic--until a student she'd never met shot her. He also shot himself. Now he's dead and she's back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can't let go: Why? All she wants is for life to get back to normal, but normal is looking hard to come by. She's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seventh Street Books 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rader-Day 2014

Rogers, Kelly

Summary: Ellie buys a snake egg from the sinister science teacher Ms. Fleek in room 201, and hides it in a cage in her closet, but when it finally hatches--well, snakes are not supposed to have legs and wings, are they?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ROG

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