Because Of Mr. Terupt
Because of Mr. Terupt
Because Of Mr. Terupt
Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special.It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow Hill School. There’s . . . Jessica, the new girl, smart and perceptive, who’s having a hard time fitting in; Alexia, a bully, your friend one second, your enemy the next; Peter, class prankster and troublemaker; Luke, the brain; Danielle, who never stands up for herself; shy Anna, whose home situation makes her an outcast; and Jeffrey, who hates school. Only Mr. Terupt, their new and energetic teacher, seems to know how to deal with them all. He makes the classroom a fun place, even if he doesn’t let them get away with much . . . until the snowy winter day when an accident changes everything—and everyone."The characters are authentic and the short chapters are skillfully arranged to keep readers moving headlong toward the satisfying conclusion."--School Library Journal, Starred"This powerful and emotional story is likely to spur discussion."--Publishers Weekly"No one is perfect in this feel-good story, but everyone benefits, including sentimentally inclined readers."--Kirkus Reviews"Compelling. . . . Readers will find much to ponder on the power of forgiveness."--Booklist

Book Details


  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea Five kids are starting 5th grade. There's Lexie, a bully; Peter, a prankster; Anna, an outcast; Jeffrey, who hates school; Luke, a brainiac; Jessica, the new girl; and Daniella, who never stands up for herself. Luckily, their teacher Mr.Terupt, knows how to deal with them. Mr. Terupt makes the classroom a fun place until an accident changes everything. Mr. Terupt gets hit by an ice snowball and falls into a coma. Will he live? What will happen to the kids?

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