What’s worse than a blue Monday? For Richard "Beast" Best, it’s a purple Monday spent climbing a fat brown rope with fat brown knots.
Beast wishes he could climb up that rope like Emily Arrow and Matthew Jackson. Just looking at it hanging down from the gym ceiling makes him dizzy
Beast is afraid and hopes his friends won’t find out. But Mrs. Miller, the meanest substitute teacher in the whole school, finds out his secret and tells him to meet her in the gym after school. Miller the Killer. What will she do to him?
About Patricia Reilly Giff
“I want to see children curled up with books, finding an awareness of themselves as they discover other people’s thoughts. I want them to make the connection that books are people’s stories, that writing is talking on paper, and I… More about Patricia Reilly Giff
Published by Yearling Apr 01, 1985| 80 Pages| 5-1/8 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780440473091