Dewey Fairchild, Teacher Problem Solver (Hardcover)

By Lorri Horn

Amberjack Publishing, 9781944995850, 286pp.

Publication Date: September 18, 2018

List Price: 13.99*
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Description

In this follow-up to Dewey Fairchild, Parent Problem Solver, our genius problem solver, Dewey, takes up the challenge of troublesome teachers after a client shows up desperate to pacify his teacher. It turns out that tons of kids have problem teachers, so he’s soon up to his neck in cases—from classic cases of teachers who are soo boring to bizarre cases like the teacher who leaves students scared of water—even water fountains.
 
Meanwhile, Dewey's school starts limiting toilet paper use—to just one tiny square at a time!—and replaces Dewey’s beloved vending machines with  . . . a garden. That's no substitute for the delightful snacks Dewey lives for, so he and his best friends protest with a secret demonstration involving edible additions to school property. But detention may be the least of their problems when some argue their actions were vandalism. Will their demands for student involvement sway the administration, or will they be caught and punished with detention . . . or worse?


About the Author

Lorri Horn is an educator and the author of Dewey Fairchild, Parent Problem Solver, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, who included it amongst the “Best Middle-Grade Books of 2017.” She has a degree in English, a teaching credential, has been Nationally Board Certified, and taught public school for over 14 years. She loves cheese (and wants it to be its own food group which made a former life working on a vegan book a challenge), humor, baking, books, and spending time with her family. Lorri's background as a career schoolteacher and instructional leader make her especially sympathetic to the needs and perspectives of children, and this sensitivity features in her work as an author. Lorri blogs on her website, lorrihorn.com. Her work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, Phi Delta Kappan, The College Board and Mayim’s Vegan Table. Lorri lives in California with her husband, son, and their dog, Wolfie.