"Ms. Frizzle, the wackiest, wisest teacher in picture books...returns to teach geology via a field trip to the center of the earth."Booklist
RF.3.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RL.3.9. Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
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Reading Rainbow Selection
VA Young Readers Medal