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Dexter the Tough by Margaret Peterson Haddix
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Dexter the Tough (edition 2008)

by Margaret Peterson Haddix

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A sympathetic teacher and her writing assignment help fourth-grader Dexter deal with being the new kid in school after he punches a kid on the first day.
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Title:Dexter the Tough
Authors:Margaret Peterson Haddix
Info:Aladdin (2008), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 144 pages
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  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
Dexter is a new student at a school. He starts the school year by acting tough by getting in fights, arguing with teachers, and not doing his school work. Dexter is acting this way because of difficult things in his life at home. Through the help from a teacher Dexter learns to share his emotions through his writing. This is an excellent story that shows students who sometimes are hard to deal with that there are ways to express themselves. ( )
  Aelling1 | Jan 19, 2020 |
dexter is having hard times.His dad is sick and he moved.My favorite part is when they meet at the park. ( )
  tiger417 | Dec 9, 2011 |
He's mean, he's tough, he's in fourth grade, and he has a writing assignment. He's new to the school, and his first day is the worst ever, and then he beat up a kid. Will he be able to make friends? Will his parents ever come back? ( )
  rebecca401 | Dec 6, 2010 |
It's a great story about learning to be yourself and what you could mean to others. It is an interesting example of how what you remember isn't always the way things happened. ( )
  DragonLibrary8 | Jul 17, 2009 |
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