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The View from Saturday Reviewed by Children's Books for Parents on September 18.

A gifted paraplegic teacher and four extremely bright and diverse students work towards the same goal, winning the Academic Bowl. In the process they learn important lessons about kindness and respect. This book is made up of four short stories, each told from the perspective of one of the students. Each of the sections is … Continue reading

A gifted paraplegic teacher and four extremely bright and diverse students work towards the same goal, winning the Academic Bowl. In the process they learn important lessons about kindness and respect. This book is made up of four short stories, each told from the perspective of one of the students. Each of the sections is woven into the larger story of how these four students and their teacher were able to sweep the competition.

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The View from Saturday

By: E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher: Atheneum/Aladdin, 1998
Level: 10-11

A gifted paraplegic teacher and four extremely bright and diverse students work towards the same goal, winning the Academic Bowl. In the process they learn important lessons about kindness and respect. This book is made up of four short stories, each told from the perspective of one of the students. Each of the sections is woven into the larger story of how these four students and their teacher were able to sweep the competition.

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