Our Teacher Is a Vampire and Other (Not) True Stories (Paperback)

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By Mary Amato, Ethan Long (Illustrator)
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Description


It all begins when Alexander H. Gory Jr. passes around a notebook in which he reveals a tantalizing secret: he has proof that their teacher, Mrs. Penrose, is a vampire. Soon the entire class is speculating and adding their opinions to the notebook until . . . it lands in Mrs. Penrose's hands. It turns out that Mrs. Penrose has been keeping a secret: she is expecting a baby. But since the notebook is encouraging her students to write and improving their spelling and grammar, Mrs. Penrose allows it to continue circulating.

The notebook becomes a terrific place for jokes, poems, stories and the correspondence between the students and their favorite author. The notebook serves an even more important role when Mrs. Penrose's baby comes too soon, and she is replaced by a no-nonsense substitute. The students begin to express their fears for their teacher, their frustrations and their hopes.

About the Author


Mary Amato is known for her comic middle grade fiction including the Riot Brothers series and her young adult novels. She lives in Maryland. Ethan Long has written and illustrated dozens of children's books. His accolades include a Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal. He lives in Florida.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780823437696
ISBN-10: 0823437698
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: January 30th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English