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Rob Buyea

Rob Buyea is an educator who transcribed his teaching in the classroom to teaching through middle-grade fiction. Buyea taught third and fourth grade for six years before teaching high school biology and eventually giving that up to write full-time. He has written three books about his character Mr. Terupt and his students: Because of Mr. Terupt (2010), Mr. Terupt Falls Again (2012), and Saving Mr. Terupt (2015). Because of Mr. Terupt was named an E. B. White Honor Book and won state book awards in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Arizona, Nebraska, Indiana, and Iowa, and was nominated in a number of other states. His newest book is The Perfect Score, about the stress of standardized test taking.

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