The Cat Ate My Gymsuit
Author: Paula Danziger
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Character and Values, Life Experiences, School Life
Marcy Lewis is bored by school and life in general, until Ms. Finney comes along. Although Ms. Finney is accessible and human, her controversial teaching methods cause her a suspension. With a new sense of self, Marcy embarks in a protest that provokes her suspension, too. Are Marcy's fight for Ms. Finney and the values she stands for worth the price she must pay at home and in school?