Up the Down Staircase Author:Bel Kaufman Everybody's Favorite Novel! — The Year's Biggest Bestseller! 300,000 Copies Sold! — Here are the wonderful adventures of a lovely young schoolteacher in a metropolitan high school. Follow her triumphs over every obstacle, including her fellow teachers, principal, and students. You'll meet all of them in the "inside" story of what's going on Up the... more » Down Staircase.
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