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  • However, there is a funeral in the book, so I guess it works
  • There are a few funny scenes, and while a lot of different things happen, they mostly happen to the boy's sister

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      This book for kids, The Teacher’s Funeral, doesn’t actually seem appropriately titled, as most of the book has nothing whatsoever to do with a teacher’s funeral, unless it is a metaphor that I missed. However, there is a funeral in

      the book, so I guess it works.

      The characters in this book are fun and while a bit obvious or stock, there is some variety to the characters. The only character who changes throughout the book seems to be the main character, who is also the narrator. And he doesn’t change much.

      The plot itself doesn’t move along much - it follows a boy at the beginning of the 20th century who doesn’t want to go to school, but goes anyway. There ...


      • The Teacher's Funeral by Richard Peck
      are a few funny scenes, and while a lot of different things happen, they mostly happen to the boy’s sister. It does seem like the boy himself is rather naive, and a lot of events occur that have significance to
      the reader but the boy himself doesn’t really notice, including the fact that one of his classmates has a crush on his sister.

      In general, the book is well-written, with a couple of layers of understanding, and flows along well.




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