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Onion John

Written by Joseph Krumgold & illustrated by Symeon Shimin
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The story of a friendship between a 12-year-old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople. One of the distinguished books of our time. . . . The writing has dignity and strength.–School Library Journal. 1960 Newbery Medal; ALA Notable Children’s Books of 1940-1970.

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Who Wrote Onion John

Joseph Krumgold

<br /> <p>Joseph Krumgold received the Newbery Medal for <em>…And Now Miguel.</em> One of the few people to receive the medal twice, he was subsequently awarded it for his novel <em>Onion John, </em>also available in a Harper Trophy edition.</p>

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April 4, 1984

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