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The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room (Kids of the Polk Street School, Bk 1)
The Beast in Ms Rooney's Room - Kids of the Polk Street School, Bk 1 Author:Patricia Reilly Giff, Blanche Sims (Illustrator) It's September again. — What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom. He even has to take a special reading class with babies like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. And just like last year, he can't h... more »elp getting into trouble.
But with the help of Mrs. Paris, the reading teacher, Beast starts to enjoy reading, and he just might find a way to help the second grade win the school banner for best class.« less
A cute book for children who may be in the classroom. Tells of a normal classroom - Richard is the challenged kid, listless one. Matthew, the bed-wetter, smelly one, Emily, the sassy one, and others; all in Mrs. Rooney's room. Mrs. Rooney help them to see that each has a special talent. Richard learns to eventually read in Mrs. Paris' room. A fun book for children....