School Year Jitters

Illustrated by Judy Love
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Paperback
$7.99 US
8"W x 10"H x 0.13"D  
On sale Oct 12, 2021 | 32 Pages | 9781580891929
Grades 1-4
Reading Level: Lexile 710L | Fountas & Pinnell M
In this epistolary follow-up to the best-selling First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues, Mrs. Hartwell receives letters over the course of one school year from just about everyone.

As every first-year teacher knows, a classroom full of second graders can be alarmingly unpredictable.The letters the children write to Mrs. Hartwell are sympathetic ("I figured you might be a little scared, just like me"); informative ("…most kids don't eat cauliflower"); encouraging ("Yesterday was THE BEST!"); and apologetic ("I'm sorry about throwing up all over your shoes"). Even a local firefighter writes to Sarah Jane.

Fun, funny, and heart-warming, Danneberg’s The Jitters series is sure to delight both teachers and children as they follow Mrs. Hartwell and her class through the year. With School Year Jitters, classes will be inspired to write letters to their own teachers about their favorite, or wildest, days of the year.
As a kid, when Julie Danneberg daydreamed or played at being grown-up, she never imagined herself as a writer. Instead she dreamed of being a famous girl reporter, a secret agent, and a teacher.

As an adult, she is a former middle-school teacher and the author of the bestselling Jitters series, including First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues. She lives in Colorado.

Judy Love is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and has illustrated numerous children's books, including First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues by Julie Danneberg. She lives near Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.

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In this epistolary follow-up to the best-selling First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues, Mrs. Hartwell receives letters over the course of one school year from just about everyone.

As every first-year teacher knows, a classroom full of second graders can be alarmingly unpredictable.The letters the children write to Mrs. Hartwell are sympathetic ("I figured you might be a little scared, just like me"); informative ("…most kids don't eat cauliflower"); encouraging ("Yesterday was THE BEST!"); and apologetic ("I'm sorry about throwing up all over your shoes"). Even a local firefighter writes to Sarah Jane.

Fun, funny, and heart-warming, Danneberg’s The Jitters series is sure to delight both teachers and children as they follow Mrs. Hartwell and her class through the year. With School Year Jitters, classes will be inspired to write letters to their own teachers about their favorite, or wildest, days of the year.

Author

As a kid, when Julie Danneberg daydreamed or played at being grown-up, she never imagined herself as a writer. Instead she dreamed of being a famous girl reporter, a secret agent, and a teacher.

As an adult, she is a former middle-school teacher and the author of the bestselling Jitters series, including First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues. She lives in Colorado.

Judy Love is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and has illustrated numerous children's books, including First Day Jitters and Last Day Blues by Julie Danneberg. She lives near Charlotte, North Carolina, with her family.

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