Alyssa Raffaele is an award-winning teacher and author. Alyssa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona,and Master of Education degree from the University of New Haven, CT. Her certifications include Reading K ~ 12, Language Arts 6 ~ 12, ESOL K ~12 in Florida, and she is certified as a Humane Education Specialist with the Humane Society of America. She was the recipient of the 2007 Literacy Teacher of the Year award from the Sarasota Reading Council, and served as President of that Council in 2012. Her first novel, United Seventh Grade, was published in 2010.
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United Seventh Grade
by Alyssa Raffaele
A group of seventh graders are sent to an innovative enrichment camp, which turns out to be nothing like what the students or their parents expected. The students find themselves alone, with no adults, and no way to return to civilization. A series of surprising and humorous events leads them to discover the true meanings behind life and the freedom to learn.
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