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The teacher's funeral : a comedy in three parts

Author: Richard Peck
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dream of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew is disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Teacher's funeral.
New York : Dial Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)606366855
Online version:
Peck, Richard, 1934-
Teacher's funeral.
New York : Dial Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)607525395
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Peck
ISBN: 0803727364 9780803727366 9781415669969 1415669961
OCLC Number: 54857970
Description: 190 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Kissing summer good-bye: August --
Best boys in the world --
Me and Lloyd and Charlie Parr --
Flowers for Miss Myrt --
Mess of bad puppies --
First such mishap of the twentieth century --
Droning of locusts, a mourning of doves --
Jailhouse of school: Called to the trough of knowledge --
One lucky boy --
Stony Lonesome --
Trouble on the way --
Another old gal in the ditch --
Only really perfect thing in the world --
Fall of the year: One serious suitor --
Fatal Friday --
Two miracles and a mercy --
Grown and flown.
Responsibility: Richard Peck.

Abstract:

In rural Indiana in 1904, fifteen-year-old Russell's dream of quitting school and joining a wheat threshing crew is disrupted when his older sister takes over the teaching at his one-room schoolhouse after mean, old Myrt Arbuckle "hauls off and dies."
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An amusing story

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2008-10-25) Good Permalink

When fifteen-year-old Russell Culver's teacher dies right before school is to start, Russell is thrilled.  But his dream of an endless summer is not to be, as the school board finds a replacement right away--one who already knows all his tricks and excuses. 

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