Dear Mr. HenshawBook - 1983
Newbery Medal Winner * Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children * ALA Notable Children's Book
Beverly Cleary's timeless Newbery Medal-winning book explores difficult topics like divorce, insecurity, and bullying through the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw.
After his parents separate, Leigh Botts moves to a new town with his mother. Struggling to make friends and deal with his anger toward his absent father, Leigh loses himself in a class assignment in which he must write to his favorite author. When Mr. Henshaw responds, the two form an unexpected friendship that will change Leigh's life forever.
From the beloved author of the Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and Ralph S. Mouse series comes an epistolary novel about how to navigate and heal from life's growing pains.
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Etianne thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 15
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Finding your place in the world in the midst of your parents divorcing, and being the new kid can be a lot to someone in the fourth and fifth grade. This is an easy read book for children. Though the story is told through letters, and diary entries this wise and funny book is sure to catch anyone’s attention.
rely good book about a boy how rights to his favorite author for meany years
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