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Old Teachers Never Die . . . Mary Brackenbury

Old Teachers Never Die . . .

Mary Brackenbury

Published June 12th 2012
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Kindle Edition
104 pages
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This humorous account of the life of a teacher is Mary Brackenburys first venture into the world of creative non-fiction. The author has cleverly compressed her teaching career into a single school year.The world of Shady Acres School is the centralMoreThis humorous account of the life of a teacher is Mary Brackenburys first venture into the world of creative non-fiction. The author has cleverly compressed her teaching career into a single school year.The world of Shady Acres School is the central focus of a community shared by farms and acreages. it is peopled with such characters as John Profumo, the principal, whose basso profundo voice would come across the loud speaker as the Voice of Doom, a morose and sad-faced janitor named Lew, a megalomaniac music teacher and a dyslexic shop teacher. Our heroine observes and interacts with her colleagues and students with hilarious results.Missus B, as her students call her, counts a number of small animals, a tank of fish and a canary among her classroom inhabitants. The mix of children and animals results in some entertaining, touching, and unique situations!Each chapter in Old Teachers Never Die . . . deals with one month of the school year. The stories will have readers laughing as they are reminded of those good old school days.