Dear Mr. Henshaw
Dear Mr. Henshaw
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Dear Mr. Henshaw

Written by Beverly Cleary & illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Book #1 in the Leigh Botts Series
Published by HarperCollins Publishers
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Dear Mr. Henshaw, I wish somebody would stop stealing the good stuff out of my lunchbag. I guess I wish a lot of other things, too. I wish someday Dad and Bandit would pull up in front in the rig … Dad would yell out of the cab, “Come on, Leigh. Hop in and I’ll give you a lift to school.” Leigh Botts has been author Boyd Henshaw’s number one fan ever since he was in second grade. Now in sixth grade, Leigh lives with his mother and is the new kid at school. He’s lonely, troubled by the absence of his father, a cross-country trucker, and angry because a mysterious thief steals from his lunchbag. Then Leigh’s teacher assigns a letter-writing project. Naturally Leigh chooses to write to Mr. Henshaw, whose surprising answer changes Leigh’s life.

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How old is Leigh Botts?
  1. A
    Nine
  2. B
    Ten
  3. C
    Eleven
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Book Details

ISBN
9780380709588
Publication Date
May 31, 1983
Page Count
160
Reading Age
9 - 12 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
83005372
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
47972309
ASIN/ISBN 10
0380709589
Lexile® Level
910L
ATOS® Book Level
4.9
Accelerated Reader® Points
3
Accelerated Reader Quiz
24
Accelerated Reader Interest Level
MG

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