I Put a Spell on You

By Selzer, Adam

Publishers Summary:
When Gordon Liddy Community School's resident tattletale-detective, Chrissie Woodward, realizes that the adults are out to fix the big spelling bee, she transfers her loyalty to her fellow students and starts collecting evidence. Told through in-class letters, administrative memos, file notes from Chrissie's investigation, and testimony from spelling bee contestants.

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ISBN
978-0-38573-504-9 978-0-38590-498-8
Publisher
Delacorte


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2008

Gr 5-7 The annual spelling bee at Gordon Liddy Community School is a big deal. The local newspaper and television stations cover it and the whole town shows up. This year, the hoopla is even bigger than usual. There is a new, formerly homeschooled, student in sixth grade who some people fear may win. A student's father broke into the school and attempted to steal the master word list. Tensions are running high. Sixth-grader Chrissie works for the principal...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2008

When Gordon Liddy Community School's resident tattletale-detective, Chrissie Woodward, realizes that the adults are out to fix the big spelling bee, she transfers her loyalty to her fellow students and starts collecting evidence. The chapters, told from rotating perspectives, are presented mainly as testimony gathered from the students, each of whom is distinct and breaks stereotype (such as the boy who will eat anyt...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

When tattletale-detective Chrissie Woodward realizes adults are "fixing" the spelling bee, she transfers her loyalties and starts collect...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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