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Harry Allard (1928-)

Harry Allard was born in Evanston, Illinois on January 27, 1928. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1949 and receiveda masters degree in French from Middlebury College in Vermont. He went on to get a doctorate in French literature from Yale in 1952. He is the author of Miss Nelson is Missing, Miss Nelson Is Back, The Stupids Step Out, and It's So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House

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Harry Allard served in Korea. Learn more at this site that features a brief biography. Source: Children's Literature Network Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Elementary/Middle School Teacher Section: No Searchable: Yes

Harry Allard profile
Harry Allard never planned on writing children's books! This brief biography has more details. Source: Macmillan Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No Searchable: Yes


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Online Video

One Minute Starlight Goes To Town
Video review of Starlight Goes to Town from librarian. Source: You Tube

It's So Nice to Have a Wolf Around the House
Animated version of the story. Source: You Tube

Lesson Plans

Miss Nelson Is Missing/Miss Nelson Is Back
Collection of lessons and activities for the two titles. Source: Teachers Network

Non-Standard Measuring - Gr. 1-3
Using Miss Nelson is Missing as inspiration, students gain experience in measurement by using a non-standard measuring tool.
Math Forum

Teacher is Missing
Miss Nelson is Missing is used in this lessonin which students develop a set of rules that could be used in the classroom. Source: Learning to Give