Miss Nelson Has a Field Day (Miss Nelson)

by Harry G Allard (Author) James Marshall (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Miss Nelson
The notorious Miss Swamp reappears at the Horace B. Smedley School, this time to shape up the football team and help them to win at least one game. 

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Publishers Weekly

The Smedley Tornadoes have a big football game coming up, so Miss Nelson calls in dreaded substitute teacher Viola Swamp to whip the team into shape. Ages 4-8. (Oct.)

Review quotes

"Children of any age will relish the raucous carrying-on at what has to be the most gloriously awful school in the entire state of Texas." Horn Book Guide
Harry G Allard
Harry G. Allard and James Marshall collaborated on three books about Miss Nelson and her students, as well as four books about the incompetent and hilarious Stupid family. James Marshall is also the creator of George and Martha and was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children in 2007.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Clarion Books
Publication date
October 19, 1988
Miss Nelson
BISAC categories
JUV035000 - Juvenile Fiction | School & Education
Library of Congress categories
Football stories
Nelson, Miss (Fictitious character)

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