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Thank You, Mr. Falker

Polacco, Patricia. Book - 1998 E POL, Kids Book / Picture Books / School / Polacco, Patricia 5 On Shelf 2 requests on 9 copies Community Rating: 4.9 out of 5

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Call Number: E POL, Kids Book / Picture Books / School / Polacco, Patricia
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch, Traverwood Branch

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Youth level.
At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem.

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Mr. Falker submitted by tomiwa on August 16, 2011, 5:58pm Good book. Read and you will enjoy.

A Heartwarming Tribute submitted by AprilCDB on August 31, 2015, 8:05pm In typcial Patricia Polacco style, this book is a heartwarming tribute to a teacher who reconized the gifts and talents of a child and found a way to nurture it into a remarkable skill.

Great Book submitted by sushai on July 30, 2019, 8:38am An important story about learning disabilities.

So good submitted by jcottey on August 17, 2019, 8:06pm The author remembers her childhood of not being able to read due to unrecognized dyslexia. The teacher who saw the truth and helped her read forged an amazing connection with his student.

lesson for teachers! submitted by gracebdo on August 18, 2019, 8:29pm this was a really great book about bullying prevention and notice by teachers and also a teacher pushing their student to their full capacities, while also not ignoring that student's particular difficulties or struggle with the material

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PUBLISHED
New York : Philomel Books, c1998.
Year Published: 1998
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

READING LEVEL
Lexile: 650

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
0399231668
9780399257629

SUBJECTS
Reading -- Fiction.
Teachers -- Fiction.
Self-perception -- Fiction.