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“In the beginning, God created idiots. This was for practice. Then He created School Boards.” — Mark Twain
Now, finally, 150 years later, the sequel!
In honor of the NEA Convention and Representative Assembly currently being held in Atlanta, I’m giving away the ebook version of Chain Gang Elementary! This 100% off coupon is good at Smashwords.com and works for Kindle, Nook, iPad, and other mobile devices. Everybody’s eligible for special treatment! So crowd into the classroom and get it today!
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Chain Gang Elementary is:
“Required Reading” at PTO Today
“Book of the Month” at Indie Books List
“Offensive on so many levels”
4.3-star rated on Amazon.com
Free (Kindle, Nook, and iPad editions)
The Story: After a murder at Bonaire Elementary, Richard and Anna Lee Gray seek a good school for their son Nick in a safe neighborhood. Their search leads them to Malliford, a “school of excellence.” When redistricting sends scores of minority students to Malliford, iron-willed Principal Estelle Rutherford declares war on kids to raise test scores and save her reputation. Dissident parents revolt, electing Richard to head the Parent-Teacher Organization, and tensions explode. Welcome to Chain Gang Elementary, home to vast right-wing conspiracies, 3rd-grade gangsters, and bake sale embezzlers–where toxic childhood secrets boil over, reformers go stark raving mad, and culture wars escalate into armed conflict.
For a taste of what’s ahead, check out this excerpt: “All Hail the Standard Hightower Intellachievement Test!” (Warning: Do not use acronym in public).