Rob Buyea

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Rob Buyea
Occupation Writer, educator
Nationality American
Genre Children's fiction (ages 9-14)
Website
robbuyea.com

Rob Buyea is an American author and teacher best known for his Mr. Terupt novels. In 2011 Buyea won an E.B. White Read Aloud Award for Because of Mr. Terupt.[1]

Background[edit]

Growing up in Canastota, New York, as an adult Buyea began teaching elementary school in Connecticut before moving to Massachusetts where he teaches biology and coaches wrestling.[2][3] He has three daughters: Emma, Lily, and Anya.

Reception[edit]

Because of Mr. Terupt has generally received good reviews from critics.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Because of Mr. Terupt

"This story is about seven kids telling a story about their year with a rookie teacher. There's Peter (prankster,) Alexis (bully,) Jessica (new kid,) Luke (nerd,) Jeffery (silent one who lost his brother due to disease,) Anna (crybaby with a young mother,) and Danielle (overweight girl.) By Accident, Peter chucks a snowball at Mr. Terupt, which then knocks him out into a coma. Everyone but Jeffery visits Mr. Terupt. Jeffery doesn't because of the last time he was at the hospital, when his brother died. at the end, Mr. Terupt come to class, and finds out he becomes their sixth grade teacher as well.

 (2010)[4][5][6]   http://www.robbuyea.com/because_of_dentmr_terupt
  • Mr. Terupt Falls Again (2012)[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABA Unveils 2011 Indies Choice and E.B. White Award Winners". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "About the Author". Rob Buyea. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nick Kidd takes third at Prep Nationals". Barnstable Patriot. Mar 5, 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Review: Because of Mr. Terupt". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  5. ^ "Review: Because of Mr. Terupt". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Grades 5 & Up". Library Journal. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  7. ^ "Review: Mr. Terupt Falls Again". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  8. ^ "Book Review Grades 5 and Up: November 2012". School Library Journal. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 

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