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Chrysanthemum

Henkes, Kevin (Book - 1991 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Chrysanthemum


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Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect--until her first day of school. "You're named after a flower!" teases Victoria. "Let's smell her," says Jo. Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again? This popular picture book has sold more than a million copies and was named a Notable Book for Children by the American Library Association. "Perfectly executed in words and illustration, Chrysanthemum exemplifies Henkes's talent for creating true picture stories for young audiences."--The Horn Book Supports the Common Core State Standards
Authors: Henkes, Kevin
Title: Chrysanthemum
Publisher: New York :, Greenwillow Books,, c1991.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
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ISBN: 9780688096991
0688096999
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A delightful book about a young girl with a very different name. Bullying is touched upon as well as compassion. Cute ending! You'll want to read it twice!!

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  • KRockstar10 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very sweet story about a girl who is teased at school because of her unusual name. Could have used a bit more of Chrysanthemum sticking up for herself and a bit more of her classroom teacher putting a stop to the teasing. This book was written long before the bullying discussion was en vogue, so it may seem outdated and incomplete to some. Still a darling book with charming illustrations and a good message.

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  • thekristenkat rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great moral. Cute pictures, cute story.

Haha. I remember this. It was the first book I ever read. Happy memories.

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  • Twoey Gray rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A great introduction to the hurt of teasing for children and the self-consciousness of elementary school. Adorable illustrations that will be well loved by readers. Definatley more geared towards young girls.

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