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The Junkyard Wonders|Patricia Polacco
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A heartwarming story of friendship and celebrating our differences--and the teachers who help us shine--from master storyteller Patricia Polacco, author of Thank You, Mr. Falker.
In this story based on the author-illustrator's own childhood, Patricia Polacco once again celebrates the power teachers have to help us discover the potential we each hold. Young Trisha is devastated when she finds out that her class at her new school is known as the junkyard. It is a special class, and she had moved from where she used to live so she wouldn't be in a special class anymore! But then she meets her teacher, the amazing Mrs. Peterson, and her classmates, an oddly brilliant group of misfit kids, whom the other kids in school call the junkyard kids. Much to her own surprise, it is here in the junkyard that Trisha discovers the true meaning of genius, and that this group of misfits are, in fact, Junkyard Wonders, each and every one of them.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399250781
  • ISBN-10: 0399250786
  • Publisher: Philomel Books
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.84 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.06 pounds
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-8

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