Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster by Debra FrasierMiss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster by Debra Frasier

Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster

byDebra Frasier

Paperback | September 1, 2007

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Sage has misheard and misunderstood one of Mrs. Page's weekly vocabulary words. Her error leads to a humblingcatastrophe:a momentous tragedy, in front of the entire class. Can Sage turn her vocabularydisaster:an event bringing great misfortune, into atriumph:a true success?
Anyone who has ever beendaunted:discouraged or disheartened, by a mere word in the dictionary will cheerwildly:in a manner lacking all restraint, as Sage transforms embarrassment into victory in Debra Frasier's touching story of loving - and mistaking - our glorious language.

Debra Frasier's picture book, On the Day You Were Born, has become a perennial classic for welcoming new babies and celebrating families. Her other books include Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster, A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake, The Incredible Water Show, and Out of the Ocean .
Title:Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary DisasterFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9.75 × 0.16 inShipping dimensions:11 × 9.75 × 0.16 inPublished:September 1, 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152060537

ISBN - 13:9780152060534

Appropriate for ages: 4


Editorial Reviews

[set star] There are delightful surprises on every page of this charmer. It is sure to be a favorite that will be read again and again." - Kirkus Reviews (starred)"This inventive picture book is a spelling book, a vocabulary book, a game book, and a costume book all rolled into one." - School Library Journal "