My Teacher Is an Alien
Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face -- and realizes that "Mr. Smith" is really an alien!
At first no one will believe her except Peter Thompson, the class brain. When Peter and Susan discover Mr. Smith's horrible plans for the...more
One of the things I'd forgotten was that this book is written from the perspective of a sixth grade girl named Susan. In my opinion, her gender wasn't all that important to the story, but it's interesting to note that Coville chose to write from a gir ...more
I’m not sure how the original edition of this was, but the ebook had a lot of typos. One of the images didn’t work, and the scans that did work were really dark. It’d probably be better to read this in print.
Still, those are minor issues I’m willing to overlook. Overall this was a fun, short read. If I was a stickler I could ...more
Overall, I thought the plot was a bit silly, but I liked it anyway. I see, now that I've gone on Goodreads to post this review, that this is just the first book in the My Teacher is an ...more
2. I would reccommend this book to my brother Mohamed. I would reccommend ...more
This science fiction book is about an alien that comes to Earth, poses as a teacher, and has a plan to abduct students for study. The main character, Susan, discovers he is an alien and the book unfolds with her attempting to foil the aliens plan. The book is not very long, but very easy to read. The dialogue includes internal monologue from the main character.
This book can be used to discuss unlikely friends (Peter and Susan), the possibility of aliens, or the process of ...more
and I think I even read
before I finally found My Teacher is an alien. I think that says a lot to how standalone MTFMB is. As for the original in the series. It's good fun and I appreciate how simple it is but doesn't feel. I never feel condescended to an ...more
Perhaps most importantly, this book ...more
I was an avid reader when I was younger so when my teacher started reading it, I got my hands on my own copy as quickly as possible to finish it up. When I first read it, I pictured my own school in place of the action of the book. The halls they walked down were the same halls I explored. I'm not sure why my 8/9 year old brain went there but I sup ...more