THE SAFE PLACE
New York : Pilspopamy, 1996.
is it that a quarter is 25 cents but only 15 minutes? Why is the electrical
circuit closed when the light is open but open when the light is closed?
When you divide a circle into four parts, why does it still equal just
one? Kinneret is a fifth grade girl who doesn't understand why the rules
are always changing. She tries very hard to be like the other girls in
her class but she doesn't understand why they can understand things she
can't. In November, Mrs. Klein is hired as the school's special education
teacher. Kinneret reluctantly works with Mrs. Klein. Kinneret is surprised
to learn that she has a learning disability which means she learns things
differently from others. Share Kinneret's journey to find her "Safe Place".
Learning disabilities -- Fiction
Teachers -- Fiction
Special education-- Fiction
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