The Braceletby Miriam D Rosier (Illustrator), Miriam Rosier (Illustrator)
Teddy is not Miss Thompson's favorite student. He doesn't focus in class, his homework is never complete, and he comes to school unkempt. When, at Christmas, Teddy gives Miss Thompson a bottle of cheap perfume and a rhinestone bracelet with half the stones missing, Miss Thompson is confused-until she discovers that these items had belonged to his recently deceased
Teddy is not Miss Thompson's favorite student. He doesn't focus in class, his homework is never complete, and he comes to school unkempt. When, at Christmas, Teddy gives Miss Thompson a bottle of cheap perfume and a rhinestone bracelet with half the stones missing, Miss Thompson is confused-until she discovers that these items had belonged to his recently deceased mother. Miss Thompson's profound realization changes her attitude and behavior forever; in turn, young Teddy begins to truly blossom. The Bracelet is a heartwarming story of how one person can deeply affect another person's life, and it will touch everyone who reads it.
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- 6.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.37(d)
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- 15 Years
Read an Excerpt
On the first day of school, Jean Thompson told her students, "Boys and girls, I love you all the same. I have no favorites."
Of course, she wasn't being completely truthful. Teachers do have favorites and, what is worse, most teachers have students that they just don't like.
Teddy Stallard was a boy that Miss Thompson just didn't like. He didn't seem interested in school. There was a deadpan, blank expression on his face and his eyes had a glassy, unfocused appearance. When she spoke to Teddy, he always answered in monosyllables. His clothes were musty and his hair was unkempt. He wasn't an attractive boy and he certainly wasn't likable.
Teachers have records. And Jean Thompson had Teddy's.
Meet the Author
Miriam D Rosier is a native of Washington State. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Brigham Young University. Ms. de Rosier works as a freelance illustrator; her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.
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This story is about more than a little boy, it is about why a person would choose to teach. Teachers rarely see the finished product of their work but in this story of hope the the teacher gets to see the final product of what she helped create. I did get this book as a present from one of my students and think it is a great teacher gift.