The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates

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The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates

By Susan Shreve; Diane de Groat (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780679841876, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 1993


In this Knopf Paperback reissue, Joshua is devastated to learn that he must repeat third grade. But he manages to survive the taunts of former classmates, learn something important about himself, and make it through the year with the help of a sympathetic teacher in this "funny, touching, and realistic story."--School Library Journal

About the Author
Susan Shreve is the author of highly acclaimed books for young adults and children, including the Joshua T. Bates books and, most recently for Knopf, "Goodbye, Amanda the Good,"

"From the Hardcover edition."