Because of Mr. Terupt
Publish date: October 12th 2010
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
, School Stories
Series: Mr. Terupt (#1)
6/26/12 ** Another YHBA nominee & a great choice by the folks on the nominating committee. Mr. Terupt is a fifth-grade teacher with the capacity to understand what each student needs. He fosters learning in an environment where students are encouraged to take responsibility for their own actions. Wh...
Can't do a plot summary justice right now, so right on to my opinions.I loved this book. It was a little sappy, a little too pat, probably, but. I've had that kind of teacher, a Mr. Terupt kind of teacher, a life-changing, full-of-ideas, loves-her-job kind of teacher, and there's a certain feeling...
Seven 5th graders from diverse backgrounds share in alternating chapters how their engaging and enthusiastic teacher, Mr. Terupt, changes their lives. An appealing and engaging story.