My Teacher Is an Idiom by Jamie GilsonMy Teacher Is an Idiom by Jamie Gilson

My Teacher Is an Idiom

byJamie Gilson

Hardcover | August 25, 2015

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With a friend like Patrick, who needs enemies? Patrick is a showoff and a prankster, and Richard is his usual target. Resolved not to let Patrick get him in trouble, Richard is sucked in by The Mosquito,&nbspa way to eat red&nbspJell-O through a straw, and of course trouble ensues. Complications arise when the new girl from France thinks the boys are seriously injured, and miscommunication is&nbspall too easy&nbspwhen idioms in English and in French&nbspare taken literally.&nbspThe shifting alliances, interests, and concerns&nbspof second-graders&nbspare authentically and humorously depicted in this easy-to-read school story.
Jamie Gilson is the author of many successful books for children, among them Thirteen Ways to Sink a Sub ; Hello, My Name Is Scrambled Eggs ; and the Hobie Hanson stories. Her most recent book is Chess! I Love It I Love It I Love It! . Ms. Gilson lives in Wilmette, Illinois. She has grown children and several amazing grandchildren....
Title:My Teacher Is an IdiomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 25, 2015Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544056809

ISBN - 13:9780544056800


Editorial Reviews

Accompanied by lively black-and-white sketches, Richard's first-person narration lends a hand at keeping lessons on language arts and manners lighthearted? idioms and humor abound."