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Miss Alaineus : A Vocabulary Disaster

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Sage has misheard and misunderstood one of Mrs. Page's weekly vocabulary words. Her error leads to a humbling catastrophe: a momentous tragedy, in front of the entire class. Can Sage turn her vocabulary disaster: an event bringing great misfortune, into a triumph: a true success?
Anyone who has ever been daunted: discouraged or disheartened, by a mere word in the dictionary will cheer wildly: in a manner lacking all restraint, as Sage transforms embarrassment into victory in Debra Frasier's touching story of loving--and mistaking--our glorious language.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 33 pages
  • 246 x 274 x 4mm | 204.12g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152060537
  • 9780152060534
  • 115,332

Review quote

[set star] "There are delightful surprises on every page of this charmer. It is sure to be a favorite that will be read again and again."--Kirkus Reviews (starred)"This inventive picture book is a spelling book, a vocabulary book, a game book, and a costume book all rolled into one."--School Library Journal
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About Debra Frasier

DEBRA FRASIER is the creator of Out of the Ocean and the bestselling classic On the Day You Were Born. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Rating details

414 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 44% (183)
4 36% (149)
3 17% (72)
2 2% (7)
1 1% (3)
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