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Chrysanthemum

Written & illustrated by Kevin Henkes
Published by Greenwillow Books
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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

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

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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:
570L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
6109
ATOS Book Level:
3.3
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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