6th Grade Can Really Kill You Author:Barthe Declements Helen fears that lack of improvement in her reading may leave her stuck in the sixth grade forever, until a good teacher recognizes her reading problem.
Every special ed. teacher (and regular ed. teacher) should read this! A sixth grade girl struggles with a learning disability while her mother refuses to support enrolling her in special education. The stigma of special ed. is clear, and the main character has humorous ways of coping with her dilemma.