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Year of Miss Agnes

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Understanding a slice of Alaska - Highly recommended

This book will give you a sliver of Alaska history, capturing the challenges of schools in Alaska given the distinct differences between Alaska Native and Western European cultures. A must read for any educator or future educator considering coming to Alaska!

posted by august27 on December 3, 2011

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Year of Miss Agnes

I just read The Year of Miss Agnes. Kirkpatrick Hill is a good writer. I just did not like the book. I would recommend it to somebody who would like to read about Alaska, and the places there. The book is about the kids in Alaska that don't like to go to sch...
I just read The Year of Miss Agnes. Kirkpatrick Hill is a good writer. I just did not like the book. I would recommend it to somebody who would like to read about Alaska, and the places there. The book is about the kids in Alaska that don't like to go to school because they have mean teachers until Miss Agnes comes. The kids think that she is the best teacher until they find out that she is homesick. She left England because of a war and did not go back. The reason I said I did not like the book in the begining is because it is a historical fiction book and I don't like that genre. Now back to the summary! After she did not go back somebody told her the school in town needed a teacher because the other one did not like the kids. That is what the Year of Miss Agnes is about. I did not give away the end so I want you to find out yourself.

posted by Anonymous on March 25, 2003

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2003

    Year of Miss Agnes

    I just read The Year of Miss Agnes. Kirkpatrick Hill is a good writer. I just did not like the book. I would recommend it to somebody who would like to read about Alaska, and the places there. The book is about the kids in Alaska that don't like to go to school because they have mean teachers until Miss Agnes comes. The kids think that she is the best teacher until they find out that she is homesick. She left England because of a war and did not go back. The reason I said I did not like the book in the begining is because it is a historical fiction book and I don't like that genre. Now back to the summary! After she did not go back somebody told her the school in town needed a teacher because the other one did not like the kids. That is what the Year of Miss Agnes is about. I did not give away the end so I want you to find out yourself.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2006

    a good book

    This book is o.k., but it is pretty good. If your going to read this book you'll like it a little!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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