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Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry Allard
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Miss Nelson Is Missing! (original 1977; edition 1985)

by Harry Allard, James Marshall (Author), Harry Allard (Illustrator)

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Title:Miss Nelson Is Missing!
Authors:Harry Allard
Other authors:James Marshall (Author), Harry Allard (Illustrator)
Info:Sandpiper (1985), Edition: Reissue, Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Your library, Books published before 2000, Realistic Fiction, Traditional Literature
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Tags:school, teacher, students, rowdy, sweet, nice, mean

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Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry Allard (1977)

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"Miss Nelson is Missing!" is a classic children's book that will have readers wondering, making inferences, and stirring with curiosity. This book is perfect for young readers, especially as a read aloud for a young class who could benefit from a lesson about a rude and rowdy class. The illustrations in this text are quite dated and may not keep students fully engaged, but the message behind the story is funny, creative, and will have students asking questions and engaged in conversation. ( )
  hannahlowe | Nov 20, 2016 |
What a great book to read to your students before you have to leave for a trip! They will be a little more hesitant about acting up in class once they have heard this story about the awful substitute teacher that this class received. This is a childhood favorite of mine. ( )
  MaryHannahSwan | Nov 10, 2016 |
I remember reading this book in elementary school and I loved it. It is such a quirky and fun book and includes classroom setting which makes it so fun and relatable. The characters, teacher and the substitute, can allow children to think of a time when they have had a substitute in the class as well. They could compare their two teachers and I'm sure they would want their nice teacher, Miss. Nelson. ( )
  celinebrazeal | Nov 9, 2016 |
When Miss Nelson starts to feel unappreciated, she takes a break from her classroom. The children are begging for her return after a few days with the substitute, Miss Viola Swamp.
  michebee | Nov 2, 2016 |
This is such a fun book! This as always been one of favorite, even from when I was in school. As a future teacher I like the idea of Miss Nelson running away to make her class behave. ( )
  AmberHester | Oct 16, 2016 |
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For My Sister Jacqueline - H. A.

For Nedd Takahaski - J. M.
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The kids in room 207 were misbehaving again.
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The kids in room 207 were misbehaving again.
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The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling.  Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school.
So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder to show our appreciation to those we value. The students don’t proffer a shred of respect for their good-natured teacher Miss Nelson, but when the witchy substitute Miss Viola Swamp appears on the scene, they start to regret their own wicked ways. James Marshall’s scritchy, cartoonish full-color ink and wash illustrations are hilarious. A back-to-school perennial!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:20 -0400)

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The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.

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