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When a substitute teacher named Miss Pelly comes to class, one student bristles at the change in routine — Miss Pelly doesn’t follow the rules like Mrs. Giordano. But in time, our student learns that even though the substitute may do things a little differently, and she may be a bit silly, mixing things up might not be so bad. Told in a series of epistolary poems, this funny, relatable picturebook is a great fit for classrooms and for any child nervous about new experiences.

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Praise for Dear Substitute:
Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year
A Gryphon Honor Book
Horn Book Fanfare
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Kansas NEA Reading Circle Recommended Reading List
A Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award Nominee
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