Bel Kaufman Quote

Your lesson plan is excellent — except for the Emily Dickinson line: "There is no frigate like a book." The sentiment is lovely, the quotation is apt — only trouble is the word "frigate." Just try to say it in class — and your lesson is over.


Part III, ch. 18 (Bea Schacter) - Up the Down Staircase (1965)

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Your lesson plan is excellent — except for the Emily Dickinson line: There is no frigate like a book. The sentiment is lovely, the quotation is apt ...

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Your lesson plan is excellent — except for the Emily Dickinson line: There is no frigate like a book. The sentiment is lovely, the quotation is apt ...

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Your lesson plan is excellent — except for the Emily Dickinson line: There is no frigate like a book. The sentiment is lovely, the quotation is apt ...

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Your lesson plan is excellent — except for the Emily Dickinson line: There is no frigate like a book. The sentiment is lovely, the quotation is apt ...