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Teaser Tuesday: Close Encounters of The Third-Grade Kind

11/17/09


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
* Grab your current read
* Open to a random page
* Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
* BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
* Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

Seeing that I am a former third grade teacher, I thought this would be fun to post today.

My Teaser:

"If we outlawed sugar in schools, I'd worry about the new teachers most. They would never experience the thrill of scraping their students off the ceiling on November 1 because their mommies let them bring half their Halloween loot to school for snack."

pg. 204 Close Encounters of The Third-Grade Kind: Thoughts on Teacherhood by Phillip Done

What are you reading? If you have a teaser, you can head on over to Miz B's blog or share it here by leaving a comment.
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12 comments on "Teaser Tuesday: Close Encounters of The Third-Grade Kind"
  1. Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's a great teaser you got there =)

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  2. All that candy definitely has a down side.

    Malcolm

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  3. LOL! Would you recommend the book, Shelly? If so it might make a nice Christmas present for my stepsister, who teaches primary school.

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  4. Laugh out Loud, that is a great one for teachers.

    Here is mine.
    http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2009/11/teaser-tuesday-weight-of-silence.html

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  5. Hahaha, that is hilarious. I'm currently listening to Eat, Pray, Love.

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  6. That is funny! Here is my teaser for this week.

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  7. Aww, very cute! Here's my link: http://thecrowdedleaf.wordpress.com/2009/11/17/teaser-tuesday-double-or-nothin/

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  8. LOL, that's a hilarious teaser! Thanks for visiting me!

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  9. That's so funny! But I'm sure it's all too true. Great teaser!

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  10. Lol such a great teaser!

    Here's my Teaser.

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  11. A little bias in nature to think all mothers allow their kids THAT much candy. None-the-less it does sound like a good read.

    http://fredasvoice.blogspot.com/2009/11/teaser-tuesday_17.html

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  12. Hahaha! Holding sides. I so remember how super excited we all were to get back to school after Halloween to brag about how much candy you were able to rake in. Now, I cannot imagine the dread of the teachers. Awesome teaser!

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