At Risk of Being a Fool

At Risk of Being a Fool

Jeanette Cottrell / Jul 24, 2019

At Risk of Being a Fool With her husband confined to a nursing home retired teacher Jeanie McCoy works part time in an at risk youth program helping six troubled students prepare for the GED exam Her students have police r

  • Title: At Risk of Being a Fool
  • Author: Jeanette Cottrell
  • ISBN: 9780373267286
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • With her husband confined to a nursing home, retired teacher Jeanie McCoy works part time in an at risk youth program, helping six troubled students prepare for the GED exam Her students have police records and most are repeat offenders So when a pipe bomb explodes at a Delancey Brothers construction site and injures a man, the police target one of Jeanie s students emplWith her husband confined to a nursing home, retired teacher Jeanie McCoy works part time in an at risk youth program, helping six troubled students prepare for the GED exam Her students have police records and most are repeat offenders So when a pipe bomb explodes at a Delancey Brothers construction site and injures a man, the police target one of Jeanie s students employed there.Jeanie is very protective of her kids she sees the vulnerable, softer side each one hides behind a tough veneer But she knows they ve got their secrets, and decides the only way to help is to tackle the mystery herself As pipe bombs go off and the stakes are raised to murder, suspicion on Jeanie s class mounts Her grit and determination not to let these kids down lure her into a deadly game against an opponent with a dangerous mind.

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    About "Jeanette Cottrell"

      • Jeanette Cottrell

        Jeanette has published five books At Risk of Being a Fool hardback and paperback draws heavily on her experience in teaching high risk students Her four fantasy novels two of them for children draw on other creatures she has known, such as dragons, unicorns, and rascally kids.Jeanette teaches computer technology at a public high school in Oregon She s taught for twenty odd years VERY odd years , with computer cables strung around her neck for safe keeping, and waving spare computer parts for emphasis The endless energy of teenagers is contagious, fortunately Also exhausting, but fun.Her cat, Tammy, can t figure out why Jeanette devotes so much attention to her laptop computer Fortunately, Tammy can sleep undisturbed on Jeanette s shoulders while she s typing books Apart from an occasional tail in the mouth, it works out It s nice to be loved.Jeanette s best advice for people who want to write books is to start small, with long, long letters to your sister a couple of times a month, and just keep doing it for twenty years The thing about letters is that you write about daily events, anecdotes, or what someone said at work You tell about all your ups and downs, and all that emotion just pours out because you know it s being read by someone who loves you In those circumstances, it s amazing how easy writing can become Jeanette says Whatever you may do in your life, I wish you joy and laughter


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    1. Quite a wonderful read. As I read, I felt a strong intuition that the story was self-referential, so I wasn't surprised to learn that author Cottrell has made a career of teaching "high risk" students. A very beguiling mystery that doesn't fit any of the usual parameters of that genre, and perhaps all the more attractive for that.Retired teacher Jeanie McCoy has begun working part-time preparing troubled students to qualify for their GED exams. When pipe bombs explode at the work sites of these [...]


    2. Jeanie is teaching young offenders and coping with a husband declining into dementia. Then a small bomb goes off, starting a mystery with plenty of culprits to choose from.


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