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If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi

Written by Barbara Esham & illustrated by Mike Gordon
Published by Little Pickle Press
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The Adventures of Everyday Geniuses is meant to demonstrate various forms of learning, creativity, and intelligence. Each book introduces a realistic example of triumph over difficulty in a positive, humorous way that readers of all ages will enjoy! Katie always thought her dad was smart—he is one of the busiest attorneys in town! People are always asking him for advice. She has been a bit confused ever since asking him for help with her weekly spelling list. How can her very smart dad struggle with one of her spelling words? This definitely didn’t make sense. The word Mississippi has changed everything… This frank and thoughtful approach to dyslexia is an important exploration of the various ways people learn and that some difficulties do not have to be restrictions on what a person can achieve. “Challenges in reading and spelling are often accompanied by special abilities in areas like complex pattern recognition and spatial reasoning. If You’re So Smart How Come You Can’t Spell Mississippi? is a fantastic way of bringing this information to the many smart children who find reading and spelling especially difficult—especially to those who are beginning to doubt their own potential.” —Drs. Brock (M.D., M.A.) and Fernette (M.D.) Eides, authors of The Mislabeled Child and founders of the Eide Neurolearning Clinic. Praise for the series: “This is a wonderful book series. Each story shows children that success is about effort and determination, that problems need not derail them, and that adults can understand their worries and struggles. My research demonstrates that these lessons are essential for children.” —Dr. Carol S. Dweck

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Who Wrote If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi

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Barbara Esham

Barbara Esham is the author of the Adventures of Everyday Geniuses series and the former owner and CEO of Mainstream Connections. She lives in New England with her daughters.

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Who Illustrated If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi

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Mike Gordon

MIKE GORDON has illustrated over three hundred children’s books, including Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots?

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781492669982
Publication Date:
April 15, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1492669989
Lexile:
750L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
197770
ATOS Book Level:
4.4
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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