Friday, April 28, 9:00 a.m. Opportunity is knocking at the door of Mr. "Fab" Fabiano's sixth-grade class. Mr. Fab is absent and a substitute never arrives. The class wants to prove that KIDS RULE, so they decide to run the class on their own. "Super smart" Karen leads the way in the class... read more
Mr.Fab is absent and a substitute never arrives.The class wants to prove that kids rule,so they decide to run the class on their own.Super-smart Karen leads the way in the class routines and most of the kids join in.But for Rachel White,this isn't just any day.Rachel's been silent for 6 months... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Mr.Fab is absent and a substitute never arrives.The class wants to prove that kids rule,so they decide to run the class on their own.Super-smart Karen leads the way in the class routines and most of the kids join in.But for Rachel White,this isn't just any day.Rachel's been silent for 6 months and communicates by writing notes.Rachel knows today is exactly 6 months since their classmate Tommy Feathers died.In her own way ,Rachel reminds the class about this-and for the first time,Mr. Fab's students reveal their true and sometimes hurtful thoughts.Where is Mr. Fab's class headed now?The school day isn't over yet.Will they keep flying solo or crash?
“Character is how you act when nobody's watching.”Poster on Mr. Fabiano's wall
Now his father was being transferred to Hickham Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii. Bastian didn't mind that. Hawaii was a place he'd always wanted to see. Moving again would be a cinch if it wasn't for Barkley. And the Quarantine. When Dad first explained about the Quarantine, Bastian couldn't believe it.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
Writing words is like flying, Rachel thought. Words aren't solid. Words are lighter than air. But even so, they can sometimes give you a lift.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
For the second time that day she could feel the pressure of words in her chest, words that wanted to get out but somehow could not come out.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
The moment I start writing words I can hear the sound of my voice on the paper.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
my voice isn't lost. I've learned that I can find it whenever I want as soon as I pick up my pen.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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