6th Grade Can Really Kill You

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Cornerstone Books, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 174 pages
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"Bad" Helen is in trouble. If she can't improve her reading skills, she will be stuck in the sixth grade forever! An ace baseball pitcher and class clown, Helen must now face the fact that reading is not one of her skills. With the help of a sympathetic teacher, Helen decides to brave her classmates' teasing and enter a special education class.

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User Review  - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing

The main character in this book is different from most of the books I've read in the children and young adult categories. Unlike most book protagonists, Helen has a reading disability. She's had it ... Read full review

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User Review  - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing

Helen is a great baseball player, she's really good in math, but she reads well below her level. Her dyslexia makes it hard for her to keep up with the rest of the class in reading, and she acts out ... Read full review



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DeClements is a school counselor who has worked as a psychologist and teacher.

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