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Miss Fox's class is back! Now the students want to go to Roller Coaster Planet-and they are determined to earn the money for their trip. But each fund-raising attempt ends in disaster involving Percy P. Possum, the school's visiting author. As the class pays to repair the various mishaps they cause, soon their earnings are going down, not up! How will they ever get to Roll ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Albert Whitman & Company
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Pat (Get Kids to Read) Tierney
Miss Fox's Class Earns a Field Trip
Eileen Spinelli
Picture Book K-2

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Miss Fox's Class is trying to earn a field trip. To go on a field trip to the roller coaster park, they must earn $135. As they earn money they are plagued by a series of set backs which cause it to take longer to earn the money needed. This is a good book to share with children in the younger grades. Older first or secon
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EJP
Mar 17, 2016 EJP rated it liked it
At least this book wasn't politically correct like the last one. Evalena loves the illustrations of all the animals.
Ruth Ann
Sep 21, 2010 Ruth Ann rated it liked it
Shelves: math, picture-book
Despite several setbacks, Miss Fox's class keeps trying to earn money for a field trip. Perseverance and teamwork are presented in a subtle but very effective way. Also, this book is a multi-step word math problem in and of itself. The animals are adorable and I especially liked their expressive faces and kid-like gestures. I would have preferred that the class was earning money for a field trip to a museum or a concert rather than Roller Coaster Planet, but I loved that they had such an ongoing ...more
Megan
Apr 21, 2012 Megan rated it really liked it
This book tells a good story, while also incorporating math. This class is collecting money for a field trip. The make money, and then have many expenses. Therefore, you could use this book in a lesson on addition and subtraction. You could work out the math along with the book.
Matthew
Apr 26, 2013 Matthew rated it really liked it
This would be a good book to use in an early economics unit. The endless steps in raising enough money to go to Roller Coaster Planet despite numerous setbacks would make for great mathematical discussion. Fun story to go with it.
Rebecca Dean
This is a cute book I would definitley read to my class. It shows how determination can lead to anything and how you have to work for what you want.
Kate Mowery
$60 in admission tickets for a whole class to an amusement park is a suspiciously good deal.
Lynn
Feb 26, 2010 Lynn rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
This book would be a fun read aloud in a classroom that is learning money skills.
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Eileen Spinelli, wife of famed children's author Jerry Spinelli, is an award winning children's book author from southeastern Pennsylvania.
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