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The unteachables

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A hilarious new middle grade novel from beloved and bestselling author Gordon Korman about what happens when the worst class of kids in school is paired with the worst teacher--perfect for fans of Ms. Bixby's Last Day. A good choice for summer reading or anytime!

The Unteachables are a notorious class of misfits, delinquents, and academic train wrecks. Like Aldo, with anger management issues; Parker, who can't read; Kiana, who doesn't even belong in the class--or any class; and Elaine (rhymes with pain). The Unteachables have been removed from the student body and isolated in room 117.

Their teacher is Mr. Zachary Kermit, the most burned-out teacher in all of Greenwich. He was once a rising star, but his career was shattered by a cheating scandal that still haunts him. After years of phoning it in, he is finally one year away from early retirement. But the superintendent has his own plans to torpedo that idea--and it involves assigning Mr. Kermit to the Unteachables.

The Unteachables never thought they'd find a teacher who had a worse attitude than they did. And Mr. Kermit never thought he would actually care about teaching again. Over the course of a school year, though, room 117 will experience mayhem, destruction--and maybe even a shot at redemption.

This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 4 to 6, in the classroom or for homeschooling.

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Grouping Titleunteachables
Grouping Authorgordon korman
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-01 21:12:41PM
Last Indexed2020-09-19 04:19:49AM
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subject_facetAcademic achievement -- Fiction
Humorous fiction
Middle school students -- Fiction
Middle schools -- Fiction
Middle schools -- Juvenile fiction
School stories
Schools -- Fiction
Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction
Teacher-student relationships -- Juvenile fiction
Underachievers -- Fiction
title_displayThe unteachables
title_fullThe Unteachables
The unteachables / Gordon Korman
The unteachables [electronic resource] / Gordon Korman
title_shortThe unteachables
topic_facetAcademic achievement
Humor (Fiction)
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Middle school students
Middle schools
Teacher-student relationships