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The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates

The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates

by Susan Shreve Illustrated by Diane De Groat

Driving home from the beach on Labor Day, Joshua receives some shocking news from his mother: he must repeat third grade. Joshua thinks he will be in the third grade forever, until he meets Mrs. Goodwin, a very surprising teacher.

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Susan Shreve Susan Shreve is an author of both adult and children's fiction. She has published over twelve titles in both categories.
Diane De Groat Diane deGroat is the illustrator of more than 120 books. She has written and illustrated the bestselling holiday series about Gilbert, everyone's favorite opossum.

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