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The Secret School

The Secret School
Author: Avi
ISBN 13: 9780152046996
ISBN 10: 152046992
Edition: 1
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2003-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $6.99

By the 2002 Newbery Medal winner! In 1925, a fourteen-year-old girl secretly takes over as teacher when her one-room schoolhouse in remote Colorado is closed.

Publishers Weekly

When the teacher at the one-room schoolhouse must depart unexpectedly, a 14-year-old girl swears the other students to secrecy and decides to take over the school in order to complete her exit exams. "Avi weaves together a fast-moving plot, solid characterizations, sharply tuned dialogue and a wealth of detail as he evokes rural Colorado in 1925," wrote PW. Ages 8-12. (Aug.) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.