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The school story

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Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Fiction,
  • Publishers and publishing -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After twelve-year-old Natalie writes a wonderful novel, her friend Zoe helps her devise a scheme to get it accepted at the publishing house where Natalie"s mother works as an editor.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Clements ; illustrated by Brian Selznick.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsSelznick, Brian, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.C59118 Sc 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6789496M
    ISBN 100689825943, 0689855958
    LC Control Number00049683

    She thinks about him often, and when she writes, she uses his old desk chair and Macintosh computer so that she can continue feeling close to him p. Timothy's in America, [15] would have a considerable influence on French stories in the genre. Concerned for her daughter's safety as she travels alone in Manhattan, Hannah Nelson gives her daughter detailed instructions about how to navigate the city alone pp. She spends a couple of hours every day waiting for her mother to finish working, and then commuting home together.

    Note: The questions above are keyed to Bloom's Taxonomy as follows: Knowledge: 1—3; Comprehension: 4—6; Application: 7—8; Analysis: 9; Synthesis: 10; Evaluation: 11— Create a classbook and inspire your young writers. From her father and from reading the trade journal Publishers Weekly, Zoe learns how difficult it is to get a book published and how important a good agent is to the process. Clayton is reluctant at first, Zoe is able to talk her into helping. Its Victorian tone was never adopted as generic convention.

    This book eventually gets published with the help of her seventh grade English teacher. I imagine, if you were to investigate the cycle of ghost stories, for instance, which the boys at The school story book schools tell each other, they would all turn out to be highly-compressed versions of stories out of books. In the contract, Zoe will receive 15 percent of whatever Natalie makes. However, it did establish aspects of the boarding school story which were repeated in later works. I think probably it was quite an attractive place, but boys seldom allow that their schools possess any tolerable features. You never heard, did you, of a real ghost at a private school?


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The school story by Andrew Clements Download PDF Ebook

For Natalie, it is very important that her mother, and not Letha Springfield, handle her novel, because she wants her mother to get the recognition for the project.

The teacher exhibited all the pictures on the wall. Elsewhere[ edit ] While school stories originated in Britain with Tom Brown's Schooldays, school stories were also published in other countries. And sometimes, like the children, we might begin "to feel that maybe there [i]s something wrong with the school.

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And while the sheer magnitude of the escalating calamities does retain a humorous edge, The school story book story The school story book undeniably in more serious territory from this point forward.

Zoe and Natalie have different opinions about what a lie is. Oh, very unconvincing. While seated in Baines Reed's Christian values, The Fifth Form at St Dominic's showed a definite leaning from the school story as instructional moral literature for children and with greater focus on the pupils and a defined plot.

But then it piles on so many other recognizable classroom failures involving herb gardens, a salamander, and even a puppy that the sheer accumulation becomes preposterous.

As Zoe points out, it is typical in publishing for an agent to get paid a percentage of whatever an author is paid p. Spurred into action, Natalie invents a pen name for herself and Zoe becomes a self-styled literary agent. He majored in English at Northwestern University, and after college spent seven years teaching both grade school and high school.

They have a mythology of their own. Yes, I can see it now: he told me he had picked it up in Constantinople: it was about the size of a florin, perhaps rather smaller.

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I wonder if they go on still, those stories. In the Education Act paved the way for universal education for children, and so gave the market for school stories The school story book considerable boost, which led to some publishers advertising novels specifically as school stories.

She told the children a very funny story and everyone laughed. What motive is there for Zoe The school story book want to be the agent?

All the students came out the school gate and said good bye to each other. It lands like a punch to the gut, and it heralds an extensive list of human fatalities.

This problem is averted when Zoe sends a copy of the manuscript directly to Tom Morton, president of Shipley, along with a letter describing Cassandra's wishes. Anita painted a fruit tray. Natalie and Zoe run into some obstacles trying to get Natalie's book published. When Natalie notices that her mom seems tired and overworked, she feels concerned and asks her about her job pp.

Anita said bye to her friends before she climbed on the bus. It was simple enough, and harmless enough, I should have said. After reading and loving the story, Tom tells Letha to let Hannah handle it.The School Story Discussion Guide In this enjoyable and original novel by the author of Frindle, a year-old girl writes a book, and then she and her friend pretend to be adults in order to get it published.

These literature circle questions will help guide class discussions or reading response journals. Grade.

Get this from a library! The school story. [Andrew Clements; The school story book Selznick] -- After twelve-year-old Natalie writes a wonderful novel, her friend Zoe helps her devise a scheme to get it accepted at the publishing house where Natalie's mother works as an editor.

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