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Oliver Button Is a Sissy

Written & illustrated by Tomie dePaola
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This beautiful edition of Tomie dePaola’s progressive 1979 classic stars a special little boy who won’t give up on the dreams that make him unique. Oliver Button is a sissy. At least that’s what the other boys call him. But here’s what Oliver Button really is: a reader, and an artist, and a singer, and a dancer, and more. What will his classmates say when he steps into the spotlight?

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Who Wrote Oliver Button Is a Sissy

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Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781534430167
Publication Date:
June 4, 2019
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2016028890
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1534430164
Lexile:
480L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
51673
ATOS Book Level:
2.9
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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