The New York Times

Match Book

FICTIONAL AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL BOOKS BY, FOR AND ABOUT TEACHERS.

Dear Match Book,

I am a high school math teacher by day and a reader by night. Could you please recommend some books about education? I’m especially looking for novels that show the fun and funny aspects of being a teacher. A few I’ve found in the past are “Up the Down Staircase,” by Bel Kaufman, and “Teacher, Teacher!,” by Jack Sheffield. Please help me find some joy

This article originally appeared in .

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

Related Interests

More from The New York Times

The New York Times6 min read
Fear, Anxiety and Hope: What It Means to Be a Minority in Gaming
(Circuits) Five years after “Gamergate,” little seems to have changed in the industry for minorities, women and members of the L.G.B.T.Q. community. Here are six stories of people trying to change that.
The New York Times7 min read
Ali Wong Is Crossing Lines Again,This Time in a Book
The star of two uproarious Netflix comedy specials is nervous about how people will react to her essay collection. “I hope my siblings don’t get pissed at me,” she says.
The New York Times4 min read
When You Take a Great Photo, Thank the Algorithm in Your Phone
Not too long ago, tech giants like Apple and Samsung raved about the number of megapixels they were cramming into smartphone cameras to make photos look clearer. Nowadays, all the handset-makers are shifting focus to the algorithms, artificial intell