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Because of Mr. Terupt Audiobook

Because of Mr. Terupt

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.
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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.

©2010 Rob Buyea (P)2013 Tantor

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    Nothing really matters Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 01-08-16
    Nothing really matters Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 01-08-16 Member Since 2014

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    "Top notch YA book"

    My son asked me to get him a copy of this book two or three months ago. He devoured it. Then he asked me for the next two in the series. He devoured those in record time as well.

    I overheard parts of these books and was impressed. Later, my son insisted that I listen as well. So when Because of Mr. Terupt went on sale, I bought a copy.

    I’ve now read the book and I think it was one of the most enjoyable YA books I can remember reading. The themes are serious, but the story is very well crafted and the overall effect is very good. Great narration as well.

    I highly recommend this book.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Craig Thompson 11-17-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Peoples voices"

    The teacher mr.terupts voice was like a lady's voice talking deeper it's weird. All the girls voices sound the same and the boys voices sound the and also.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Megan Miller 06-04-15 Member Since 2016
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    5 stars

    It has great plot, and everything builds up
    All the little chapters add up it's awesome

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    courtney OAKLAND, CA, United States 12-25-13
    courtney OAKLAND, CA, United States 12-25-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book for 2nd and 4th grader"
    What did you love best about Because of Mr. Terupt?

    Our family enjoyed this very much! Great book for the four of us. Interesting characters, good message, overall a great listen.


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    Barbara Dabestani 11-09-15 Member Since 2015
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    I would definitely recommend this book. It has the perfect amount of conflict and sweet parts. Overall this book was great

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    Cicely 04-12-15
    Cicely 04-12-15 Member Since 2016
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    "touching story"

    very touching heart feeling I recommend this book to 3-5 graders great story rob Buyea

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    Jennifer 01-24-15
    Jennifer 01-24-15
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    "Awesome"

    It is a very good story about friendship and love and I can't wait till I have the next one



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    Wise bird 12-14-13
    Wise bird 12-14-13
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    "This book is delightful."
    What made the experience of listening to Because of Mr. Terupt the most enjoyable?

    I enjoyed listening and reading along to this book. The narration was exceptional.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Snowball fight.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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