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I love the narrator's voice which is wry with humor.
I'm not sure why, but the last 100 pages of this book really dragged for me, which is ironic considering how much happens during that section.
A very unique plot and perspective provides the foundation of realistic and believable characters and characterizations.
This is a perfect book for teachers to read. All teachers can relate to the problems presented in the plot, including prep for the state test.Published 1 month ago by Cynthia Smith
The twists, turns, and complexities of his novel leave the reader unbalanced at every turn. The charactersreacted in totally unimaginable and unexpected ways, proving that noone... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Barbara Gruver
Great story, the middle was a little slow but the end picks up. A book with mystery, affairs and suspense.Published 6 months ago by Jen Woffy
The book being based around the life of a PTO president made it different from other books I've read recently. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Liz K
Grade schools are often microcosms of world situations and nowhere is that more evident than in the talented Jonathan Grant's novel CHAIN GANG ELEMENTARY. Read morePublished on August 5, 2012 by Grady Harp
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Book Info: Genre: Satiric Literary Fiction Reading Level: Adult
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Maybe I'm just biased because I'm a teacher, but...I loved this book! I completely related to the shady politics of public schools, the idea that "no good deed goes unpunished,"... Read morePublished on July 12, 2012 by Heathergerl
I wasn't sure what to expect from this book, but I'm glad I stuck with it. School politics, corrupt PTAs, intrigue and suspicion- it's all here in the backdrop of an elementary... Read morePublished on June 19, 2012 by Amazon Customer
Richard Gray was a Father of an elementary school boy in a school district filled with drama. Gray was thrust into the world of PTO and the politics that goes with it. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by Moms Bookshelf