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My teacher flunked the planet

Bruce Coville

My teacher flunked the planet

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Published by Minstrel Book in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bruce Coville ; ill. by John Pierard
ContributionsPierard, John, Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1080 vol. 8
The Physical Object
Pagination162
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24513878M
LC Control Number98813834

This is part of the inspiration for the solution the human children eventually come up with to the aliens' problem: if the aliens were willing to send more teachers like Broxholm, maybe the students could be taught to actually do something about all the violence. They would cure diseases, stop wars, end poverty, that kind of thing. Seeing them all together was plenty strange. See Starfish Aliens for plenty of aversions. Faster-Than-Light Travel : The aliens travel by "folding" space the details of which are conveniently skirted when the primary alien characters all admit they don't understand the physics of it. In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves : So naturally the antagonistic aliens would like to destroy us first so they don't get caught in the mess.

In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves : So naturally the antagonistic aliens would like to destroy us first so they don't get caught in the mess. For example, the principal's secretary will scowl at Duncan if he asks to see the lost and found, and the principal will, if Susan or Peter are sent to detention, say "This is very unlike you. Basically, they had given us the last three weeks of October to put together a report on the state of Earth and its people. Living with the Villain : Well, let's see here, the title might be a hint

After much study, the aliens discover that Peter is latently and naturally My teacher flunked the planet book, which is apparently quite rare in the galaxy. Either: leave the humans alone and see what happens, invade and dominate the humans by force to save them from themselves while fixing the world's problems in the processblockade the solar system to keep their threat contained, or blow the planet to smithereens and kill all the humans so the humans won't make war on the galaxy. During this conversation, Miss Karpou is revealed to be the alien and identifies herself as Kreeblim. Bizarre Sexual Dimorphism : Subverted. If it ever gets hooked up to TV Tropes, the galaxy is probably doomed. Hey, at least they feel bad about it: when asked, one of the aliens explains that if they blow up the humans, the aliens will certainly not be singing songs about their glorious conquest that they won; instead, if they actually kill all the humans they will spend their time afterwards miserable and sorry that it had to come to that, mourning over what was lost and what might have been.


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My teacher flunked the planet by Bruce Coville Download PDF Ebook

Stay with the Aliens : The first book ends with Peter Thompson deciding to go with Broxholm, since his father's indifferent to his existence and he believes no one will miss him. Peter, and two other human children from earlier books - the smart and sweet Susan, and the former bully turned supergenius Duncan - are sent to Earth with three aliens to find a way to prove to the council that humanity doesn't deserve to be eliminated.

My Teacher Flunked the Planet

Kill All Humans : Some aliens suggest this as the only solution to humanity's violent nature. There're My teacher flunked the planet book hints that the government hushed things up, but it's never fleshed out. I can't remember books, but if you have more thoughts on Duncan's development as a character, or that series as a whole, I'd be super interested to hear them!

My teacher flunked the planet book Parent Conception : The series mentions one species that requires "seven genders [sic] to produce an egg, and three more to hatch it". It made a series of popping, bubbling sounds, then wiggled the squishy-looking pods that dangled from the end of each stalk to indicate that what it had said was a question.

I understood, it was a big job. When I translated the question, Duncan nodded. But the clumsy execution at the end of the book reduces what could have been an excellent book to merely an average one.

One day after school when Duncan was having a terrible day, he goes into his home economics teacher Miss Betty Lou Karpou's classroom to seek advice. She calls Peter for help, and later Duncan. There should have been a fifth book where Jeffery Dahmer shows up to test the hypothesis.

What a difference from her portrayal in book one and even two. In the second book in the series, Duncan Dougal, the class bully and a side character from the first novel, discovers that there is another alien posing as a teacher, and that he has been the subject of an alien experiment to expand his intellect.

This group wants to fix things. At this point, Coville lays on some fairly heavy handed social commentary, as the kids are whisked about the world to witness the worst humans can offer - war, famine, cruelty, indifference to suffering, and so on.

my teacher flunked the planet

Seeing them all together was plenty strange. Bizarre Alien Sexes : The series mentions one species that requires "five different genders just to get an egg-and three more to hatch it". Peter is the stongest narrator and has the last two books.

My Teacher Flunked The Planet by Bruce Coville

That said, Susan is pretty useless here, to the point where I forgot she was around at one point. It was hard for me to imagine a kid who had bullied his way through grade school, a kid who appeared to have all the sensitivity of a brick, being responsible for the survival of the planet.

Just when everything seems lost, Coville throws in what seems to be a deus ex machina ending, as the root cause of humanity's violence and anger is revealed - and it turns out it really isn't our fault. This review has also been posted to my blog Dreaming About My teacher flunked the planet book Worlds.

What a difference from her portrayal in book one and What is the great evil of the 20th century? However, the three-dimensional images were so realistic, I rarely thought about that. Next to speak was a purple My teacher flunked the planet book whose long tentacles stretched across a silver rack.

Although it doesn't translate the meaning of the body language, or individual linguistic idioms, which can lead to in-universe "Blind Idiot" Translation.

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