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What is the book the secret school about?
More than anything, Ida Bidson wants to become a teacher. To do that, she needs to finish eighth grade so she can go on to high school. But when the one-room school in Ida’s remote Colorado town closes unexpectedly, that dream seems unattainable. Her only hope is to keep the school open without anyone finding out.
Who is the main character in the secret school?
Ida Bidson Ida is the novel’s central character and protagonist. Fourteen years old, she is determined and spirited, but at times insecure and indecisive.
What is the reading level for the secret school by Avi?
ISBN-10: 0152046992. Reading Level: Lexile Reading Level 540L. Guided Reading Level T.
Where does the secret school take place?
Elk Valley, Colorado
Fourteen-year-old Ida Bidson is one of eight students at the Elk Valley, Colorado, school in 1925. When the teacher leaves suddenly to care for her ailing mother, School Board Chairman Jordan closes the school.
What grade level is the secret school?
The Secret School
|Interest Level||Reading Level||Reading A-Z|
|Grades 4 – 8||Grades 2 – 5||T|
What genre is the book The Secret school?
The Secret School/Genres
Who is the author of The Secret school?
The Secret School/Authors
Yet even a secret school needs a teacher. Ida can’t be it. . . . Or can she? In the spirit of The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Newbery Medal winner Avi creates an inspiring story of a headstrong girl determined to control her own destiny.
Why is Nasreen’s Secret School banned?
Challenged in the Duval County (FL) public schools because a coalition of parents believes the book is inappropriate for promoting another religion that is not Christianity and is too violent for young children.
What level is the secret school?
The Secret School
|Interest Level||Reading Level||ATOS|
|Grades 4 – 8||Grades 2 – 5||4.1|
Is the secret school historical fiction?
The Secret School by Avi is a fun and easy historical fiction book in which a one-room schoolhouse in a poor farming town in the year 1925 is faced with a big problem- they are about to lose their only teacher, with no hope of a replacement.
Why is the librarian of Basra a banned book?
Challenged in the Duval County (FL) public schools because a coalition of parents believe the book is inappropriate for promoting another religion that is not Christianity and is too violent for young children.
When did Nasreen’s Secret School take place?
2014. Challenged in Johnson City (NY) schools as suggested reading because of violent illustrations and storyline. The book is about the Taliban taking control of an Afghan village and preventing girls from going to school.