Sage has misheard and misunderstood one of Mrs. Page's weekly vocabulary words. Her error leads to a humbling catastrophe:a momentous tragedy, in front of the entire class. Can Sage turn her vocabulary disaster:an event bringing great misfortune, into a triumph:a true success? Anyone who has ever been daunted:discouraged or disheartened, by a mere word in the dictionary will cheer wildly:in a manner lacking all restraint, as Sage transforms embarrassment into victory in Debra Frasier's touching story of loving--and mistaking--our glorious language.