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
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.
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.
Our family enjoyed this very much! Great book for the four of us. Interesting characters, good message, overall a great listen.
I enjoyed listening and reading along to this book. The narration was exceptional.
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