Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

Posted August 30, 2022 by meezcarrie in Amish, Christian, contemporary, historical, romance, Top Ten Tuesday / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! It’s that time of year again when kiddos go back to school & teachers are once again pouring their hearts into their classrooms full of young minds. To celebrate today on Top Ten Tuesday, I’m looking at more teachers in fiction. Specifically, teachers in books I’ve read since the last post I did on the subject (which was six years ago so it’s time for an update lol)

I loved being a student, and I hope I’ll always love learning. That’s one reason I love reading fiction so much – it teaches me all kinds of things that I didn’t learn in school. History was the subject I most enjoyed (not English, like everyone guesses lol) and other than the Bible it’s still my favorite thing to study.

Confession: I did not love being a schoolteacher (though I did love my students). It was so discouraging to have earned this degree in education – one of the most difficult undergrad majors at my college – and then realize in the ‘real world’ that it was not what I wanted to do long-term. I finally found my niche in teaching English as a second/other language to adult internationals until my Lyme Disease made it impossible to keep up that schedule.

Anyhoo…. without further ado, let’s look at some more teachers in fiction that I’ve enjoyed meeting on the pages!

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Leah Montgomery
Let It Be Me by Becky Wade

Emma Mullins
His Christmas Wish by Allie Pleiter

Harrison Wells
The Duke’s Refuge by Lorri Dudley

Leilah Anderson
All the Moore by Toni Shiloh

Ada Rupp
The Amish Teacher’s Gift by Rachel J. Good

Jonathan Taylor
Laurel’s Dream by Pepper Basham

Hannah Rawlings
Always the One by Tara Randel

Brielle Adebayo
In Search of a Prince by Toni Shiloh

Molly Osbourne
Molly by Sarah Monzon

Wendy Schwartz
“Wendy’s Twenty Reasons” by Shelley Shepard Gray
An Amish Schoolroom

And here are some more books with teacher characters
that I haven’t read yet but want to ASAP!




What about you? Are there more teachers in fiction that you’ve recently enjoyed meeting in the pages of a book? What was your fave subject in school?

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16 responses to “Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

  1. Paula Shreckhise

    My favorite subject was history!!! I loved reading about times past. My mother would plan trips for our annual vacation to my father’s family in Pennsylvania. We went to the coolest places, like Gettysburg and D.C. Mount Vernon, etc.
    I’ve read some of your selections and four that you want to read: Nicole Deese, Iren3 Hannon, Jennifer Deible and Rachel Fordham. They were great!

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