The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers

  • Title: The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers
  • Author: Max Steele Erik Blegvad
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Cat and the Coffee Drinkers In her kindergarten Miss Effi Barr had no sun splashed play area no freshly filled sand boxes and no ink blot tests for her children Instead she had an ancient brick kitchen a yard barn and tool
    In her kindergarten, Miss Effi Barr had no sun splashed play area, no freshly filled sand boxes, and no ink blot tests for her children Instead, she had an ancient brick kitchen, a yard barn and tool shed, and secretely the entire world A child learned how to live politely in that world how to shake hands and when to smile He learned harsh truths and gracious ways andIn her kindergarten, Miss Effi Barr had no sun splashed play area, no freshly filled sand boxes, and no ink blot tests for her children Instead, she had an ancient brick kitchen, a yard barn and tool shed, and secretely the entire world A child learned how to live politely in that world how to shake hands and when to smile He learned harsh truths and gracious ways and the he didn t need to tell his parents everything He learned about pride and self respect, life and death all before he was six years old.

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      Published :2019-09-26T19:46:00+00:00

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    1. This is a story about an older woman who takes in children and teaches them how to act like gentlemen and basic skills like dusting, sweeping, and how to enter a room. She is very stern and never shows emotions, but she is respected by the kids and they enjoy her. One day her cat shows up to the house in bad shape, and the woman (Effie) tells the children to come watch as she puts the cat to sleep. Later, during their lessons she goes to checks to see if the cat has died yet, and when she seems [...]

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    2. Classic story- a great read- started reading it to my 5-year-old without knowledge of the endingI left out some of the details of the "putting to sleep" part but he could related with the concept given that we have relatively recently had to put our cat to sleep.

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    3. It's such an interesting and awesome book! I loved it because of the actual meaning and how it represented kids being treated as adults. Miss Effie is totally crazy but has very proper fancy manners. She represents a good model/idol!

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    4. Every single person ought to spend a formative summer with Miss Effi Barr. Coffee should only be drunk black, you should be able to tell a stranger a false name as easily as you should your true one, and parents don't need to know everything. I can't believe I gave this book away.

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    5. This book will always remind me of group 1. I wish that I had had Miss Effie as a teacher

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    6. This was an ok book/short story that I read for literature class in school. Led to an interesting discussion.

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    7. Added to to read, sounds interesting!

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    8. I thought that this book was very funny.

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