Woody is dismayed when a new student teacher, Miss Plunkett, shows up in his second grade classroom. She doesnt know how anything is supposed to be done. She gets upset when she finds out what Woody has brought for show and tell—his fish, Huey, dead since the day before—and Woody gets in trouble. But when she needs help, Woody comes to the rescue, and finds that theres another side to Miss Plunkett. Told in short, easy-to-read chapters, this past-paced and funny story skillfully targets the concerns of second graders.
Second grader Woody is having trouble with Miss Plunkett, the new student teacher who doesnt like his show-and-tell, and with Ethan, the kid who lives across the street.