Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster

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Voyager Books, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 34 pages
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Sage has misheard and misunderstood one of Mrs. Page's weekly vocabulary words. Her error leads to a humbling catastrophe: a momentous tragedy, in front of the entire class. Can Sage turn her vocabulary disaster: an event bringing great misfortune, into a triumph: a true success?
Anyone who has ever been daunted: discouraged or disheartened, by a mere word in the dictionary will cheer wildly: in a manner lacking all restraint, as Sage transforms embarrassment into victory in Debra Frasier's touching story of loving--and mistaking--our glorious language.

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User Review  - Brianna Morris - Goodreads

This is a great book to talk about vocabulary and words. The story is very relevant to students and interesting. Could be used in the classroom to talk about word meanings and to do activities related to vocabulary. Read full review

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User Review  - Mackenzie Rodeghier - Goodreads

This was an incredibly fun story that all readers can relate to! Embarrassing moments plague us all, but it's how we choose to deal with them that defines our character! Students will gain immense ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Debra Frasier created the illustrations for this book from what she found in her fifth-grade daughter's desk-markers, notebook paper, pencils, glue, and scissors. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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