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Dear Substitute

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When a substitute teacher named Miss Pelly comes to class, one student bristles at the change in routine-Miss Pelly doesn't follow the rules like Mrs. Giordano. But in time, our student learns that even though the substitute may do things a little differently, and she may be a bit silly, mixing things up might not be so bad. Told in a series of epistolary poems, this funny, relatable picturebook is a great fit for classrooms and for any child nervous about new experiences.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 248 x 288 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1484750225
  • 9781484750223
  • 2,728,966

Review quote

"Each shift in the narrator's emotions-from suspicion to anger to intrigue-rings true in this perceptive, probing series of observations from a child's viewpoint."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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About Chris Raschka

Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of many beloved books, including Caldecott Honor book All the World, illustrated by Marla Frazee, and her debut middle grade novel, The Great Good Summer. This is her second collaboration with Audrey Vernick-the first was Bob, Not Bob! illustrated by Matthew Cordell. Liz lives with her family in Austin, Texas and you can find her online at www.lizgartonscanlon.com. Audrey Vernick is the author of over twenty books for young readers, including Unlike Other Monsters, Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten?, First Grade Dropout, and the co-written Bob, Not Bob!. She co-writes with Scanlon from her home in New Jersey and you can find her online at www.audreyvernick.com. Chris Raschka is the Caldecott-Award-winning illustrator of The Hello Goodbye Window and A Ball for Daisy. He also received a Caldecott Honor for Yo! Yes? and has written and illustrated numerous books for children, for which he was nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2012. He lives in New York City.
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Rating details

252 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 17% (42)
4 46% (116)
3 31% (78)
2 6% (16)
1 0% (0)
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