Dear Mr. Henshaw

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Published:
[S.l.]: HarperCollins, 2009.
ISBN:
9780061972157
Lexile measure:
910L
Rating:
Children/juvenile.
Status:
Available Online
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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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English
Lexile measure:
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Beverly Cleary's Newbery Medal-winning book explores the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy, Leigh Botts, in letter form 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. Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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Children/juvenile.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Cleary, B., & Zelinsky, P. O. (2009). Dear Mr. Henshaw. [S.l.]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cleary, Beverly and Paul O.. Zelinsky. 2009. Dear Mr. Henshaw. [S.l.]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Cleary, Beverly and Paul O.. Zelinsky, Dear Mr. Henshaw. [S.l.]: HarperCollins, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Cleary, Beverly., and Paul O. Zelinsky. Dear Mr. Henshaw. [S.l.]: HarperCollins, 2009.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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