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At Risk of Being a Fool

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With her husband confined to a nursing home, retired teacher Jeanie McCoy works part-time in an at-risk youth program, helping six troubled students prepare for the GED exam. Her students have police records and most are repeat offenders. So when a pipe bomb explodes at a Delancey Brothers construction site and injures a man, the police target one of Jeanie's students empl ...more
Published October 2010 by Worldwide Library Worldwide Mysteries (first published 2005)
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Sep 02, 2014 Jack rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jeanie is teaching young offenders and coping with a husband declining into dementia. Then a small bomb goes off, starting a mystery with plenty of culprits to choose from.
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Jeanette has published five books. At Risk of Being a Fool (hardback and paperback) draws heavily on her experience in teaching high-risk students. Her four fantasy novels (two of them for children) draw on other creatures she has known, such as dragons, unicorns, and rascally kids.

Jeanette teaches computer technology at a public high school in Oregon. She's taught for twenty-odd years (VERY odd y
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