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Chrysanthemum

Written & illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Published by Greenwillow Books
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Sep 16, 1991
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She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. “I’m named after my grandmother,” said Victoria. “You’re named after a flower.” Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn’t improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed….

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Who Wrote Chrysanthemum

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Kevin Henkes

<p>Kevin Henkes is an award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages. He received the Caldecott Medal for <em>Kitten’s First Full Moon</em>; Caldecott Honors for <em>Waiting</em> and <em>Owen</em>; two Newbery Honors–one for <em>Olive’s Ocean</em> and one for <em>The Year of Billy Miller</em>–and Geisel Honors for <em>Waiting</em> and <em>Penny and Her Marble</em>. His other books include <em>Egg, </em> <em>Old Bear, A Good Day, Chrysanthemum</em>, and the beloved <em>Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse</em>. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin. www.kevinhenkes.com</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780688096991
Publication Date:
September 16, 1991
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
90039803
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
22002334
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0688096999
Lexile® Level:
570L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
6109
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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