Lisa Grahm

The Wheels on the Bus are Square

The Wheels on the Bus are Square

Education Under Fire

Riding this bus are the first graders of Room 212, their teacher, and an assortment of school-affiliated adults. As teaching and learning continue throughout another academic year, classes are accompanied by unusual lessons: from an egg-laying chicken, resident cockroaches, six-year-old childhood loose teeth, bathroom emergencies, attempted suicide, and even a boiler explosion. The ride is often hilarious, sometimes sad, and always true.
For insights into the real world of inner-city public school teaching, come ride beside the teacher. Notice the roles POVERTY plays in children’s education. And notice First Grade success in spite of it.

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Lisa Grahm is a retired First grade teacher with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Urban Education. She lives in South Florida with her husband, two small rescue dogs, and a sleepy black cat. Writing about Life’s Events was always a favorite past time. This is Lisa’s first ever book.