Mitzi Muffin, Principal for a Day

Mitzi Muffin, Principal for a Day


When new blind student Mitzi Mufflin joins the gang at Mortimer Potts Elementary School, she’s thrilled to be named Principal for a Day. Little does she know, the real principal and teachers will disappear! Can Principal Mufflin and her pint-sized “staff” secretly run the school until the teachers return? If not, Mitzi is afraid that anything could happen. The teachers might even be fired and everyone would have to start the school year all over again. Join Mitzi as she navigates her way through each new challenge to save the school from disaster by using resourcefulness, determination, and her cane, Tappity.

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Product ID: 18294ISBN: 9798886340815.


Grades 4-8 | Fiction | Paperback | ISBN: 9798886340815 | Lexile: — | English

Mitzi Muffin, Principal for a Day


  • Presents a challenging situation and complicated emotions that provide teachable moments for readers
  • Helps students develop social-emotional competencies and life skills
  • Presents diverse characters who are relatable to all readers
  • Introduces students to others who have significant physical challenges

About the Author:
Liz Cooper is a former nurse, elementary school teacher, and school language-arts supervisor. Liz is passionate about promoting literacy, disability awareness, and kindness because as an elementary school teacher, she noticed that differently abled students were ignored on the playground. Through her writing, she aims to foster inclusivity and empathy in funny books that kids will enjoy reading.

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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