Sixth Grade Can Really Kill You Author:Barthe DeClements "Bad Helen" is her name, and acting up in class s her game! Helen figures that she'll coast through sixth grade--until she comes face to face with her new teacher, Mrs. Lobb. Strict "Mrs. Blob" rules the class like a sergeant, and Helen's practical jokes make her crack down even more. It wouldn't be so bad if Helen got good grades--but the harde... more »r she works, the more she fails. Is Helen going to be stuck in sixth grade forever?« less
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.