Room One: A Mystery or Two

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The andersons moved away two years ago, and their old farmhouse is empty, boarded up tight. A face in the window of an empty house. And the solution of one mystery is often the beginning of another. A shrinking school in a dying town. How can his school in the little town of plattsford stay open next year if there are going to be only five students? Out here on the Great Plains in western Nebraska, everyone understands that if you lose the school, you lose the town.

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Lost and Found

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Maybe even a little dangerous. Again. But at least they’ll have each other’s company at their new school. Ray’s not on the attendance lists and doesn’t have a locker, or even a student folder.

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A Week in the Woods

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On the first day of the week, the tension between teacher and student explodes, and in a reckless moment, Mark puts not only himself, but also Mr. Collision course the fifth-grade week in the woods is a beloved tradition of Hardy Elementary, where Mark Chelmsley the Fourth is pretty much killing time before his parents send him off to an exclusive prep school.

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The Report Card

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Lunch Money Rise and Shine

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Extra Credit

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The Janitor's Boy

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No Talking

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The Landry News

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Troublemaker

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It’s a pretty funny joke, but Clay is coming to realize that the biggest joke of all may be on him.

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The School Story

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