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The Teacher from the Black Lagoon (original 1989; edition 2008)

by Mike Thaler, Jared Lee (Illustrator)

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Title:The Teacher from the Black Lagoon
Authors:Mike Thaler
Other authors:Jared Lee (Illustrator)
Info:Cartwheel Books (2008), Paperback, 32 pages
Collections:Back to School
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The Teacher from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler (1989)

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I would recommend this book for younger grades because it teaches students to face their fears. It also teaches them to not judge a book by its cover or in this case by its rumors.
  TaylorMcMillan | Oct 2, 2016 |
GR: M
GL: 2.4
DRA: 24
Lexile: 380L
  Infinityand1 | Aug 3, 2016 |
Cute book for the kiddies. ( )
  ErinPaperbackstash | Jun 14, 2016 |
Mike Thaler writes about a boy on his first day of school. When he goes to class, he finds out that his teacher, Mrs. Green, is a green monster with a tail. She is awful to all of the students, and does outrageous things, such as breathing fire at them. She continues to do crazy things until the bell rings, and the boy wakes up and realizes it was a dream all along. He wakes up to a kind Mrs. Green who is not a monster at all. Jared Lee’s illustrations are really great. They add even more humor to Thaler’s story. I remember really enjoying this book as a child, and I still enjoyed it as I read it today. The book includes so much humor that I think all readers would enjoy. ( )
  cedoyle | Apr 25, 2016 |
I picked this book because it was one of my favorites as a child and I wanted to reread it. For this book, I would have students write about what they thought of the book or write about what they were nervous about on the first day of school. ( )
  ksd011 | Mar 16, 2016 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0590419625, Paperback)

On the first day of school, a young boy expects only the worst when he discovers that his new teacher is the "monstrous" Mrs. Green. Learn how fear can drive the best of the imagination in this outrageously funny tale of how rumors can make a student create a monster out of any teacher!

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On the first day of school, a young boy expects only the worst when he discovers that his new teacher is the "monstrous" Mrs. Green.

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