Happy Endings

A Story About Suffixes

By Pulver, Robin

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ISBN
978-0-82342-296-8
Publisher
Intermediate Holiday


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

Gr 1–3—Mr. Wright has saved studying suffixes for the very end of the school year, but his students are too restless to pay attention. However, he insists that they will tackle word endings. Overhearing this, the suffixes take off for the gym to build up their muscles in anticipation of the rough play they expect from the kids. When the teacher discovers the "ings" and "eds" and all of their buddies missing, he declares that the students will be vacationless until the suffixes are found. As they sear...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2011

"Word endings are your friends. They help with tough words in reading." Pulver, the queen of grammar books for the elementary set, is back with a book about suffixes. It's the end of the year, and Mr. Wright wants his students to learn about endings of words. When the kids rebel, Mr. Wright holds firm, telling them they will "tackle" word endings. The endings—personified here as all grammatical conventions are in Pu...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Mr. Wright's students "tackle" word endings. The endings (personified), worried that being tackled will hurt, slip off the ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2011

A wacky plot hinging on a silly misunderstanding (the double meaning of the word “tackle”) keeps the story light and fun. Lynn Rowe Reed’s brightly colored, jocular illustrations add to the wh...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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