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Brown, Peter.
Boston : Little Brown, 2014
IL K-3, RL 1.7

(2 booktalks)

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Booktalk #1

A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem.
(Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)

Booktalk #2

Have you ever had a teacher you couldnít stand? If youíve ever had a teacher that was tough to take, then you know how frustrating it can be. In My Teacher is a Monster Bobby gets stuck with Ms. Kirby who yells all the time. When he has free time he goes to the park so he can forget how terrible it is at school. Guess who he sees at the park one day? Ms. Kirby! Bobby is scared to ignore her so he sits down and they begin to talk. Suddenly a gust of wind comes up and takes away her hat and Bobby learns there is more to the monster than meets the eye. To find out what happens when Bobby hangs out with his teacher the monster for the day read My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am not.) by Peter Brown. (Prepared by: Amy Trask, Ladyís Island Elementary School, , South Carolina Picture Book Award, 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Teachers -- Fiction.
                Monsters -- Fiction.
                Schools -- Fiction.
                Picture books for children.

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