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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0399231668
ISBN-13: 9780399231667
Sku: 30350367
Publish Date: 5/1/1998
Pages:  40
Age Range:  10 to 14
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Growing out of the authors own gratitude to a special teacher from her childhood, an illustrated story features a little girl whose reading problem is alleviated thanks to a dapper, fun-loving teacher who recognizes her potential. *Author: Polacco, Patricia/ Gauch, Patricia Lee (EDT) *Publication Date: 1998/05/01 *Binding Type: School And Library *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 8.75 *Height: 11.50
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Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and learning how to read. But when she looks at a book, all the letters and numbers just get jumbled up. Her classmates make matters worse by calling her "dummy." Only Mr. Falker, a stylish, fun-loving new teacher, recognizes Trisha's incredible artistic ability-and her problem, and takes the time to lead her finally and happily to the magic of reading. This autobiographical story is close to author Patricia Polacco's heart. It is her personal song of thanks to teachers like Mr. Falker, who quietly but surely change the lives of the children they teach. Patricia Polacco lives in Union City, MI.Overjoyed at the thought of starting school and learning to read, Trisha is dismayed when all the letters and numbers in her books are jumbled up. Only Mr. Falker recognizes her problem and takes the time to lead her to the magic of reading. Full color.Growing out of the author's own gratitude to a special teacher from her childhood, an illustrated story features a little girl whose reading problem is alleviated thanks to a dapper, fun-loving teacher who recognizes her potential.
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Trisha starts school with dreams of finally learning how to read, but when she gets there, she is teased by the other students, who already know how to read. Luckily, her teacher, Mr. Falkner, recognizes Trisha's talents, and takes the time to personally help her learn to read. The story is based on the author's childhood.Based on the memories of the author's own childhood, THANK YOU, MR. FALKER tells the story of Trisha, a gifted young artist who is having trouble learning how to read. Teased by the other students, Trisha feels unhappy and uncomfortable at school--until she meets Mr. Falker, an understanding teacher who nurtures her artistic talents while also helping her develop her reading skills. Color illustrations accompany the text.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   06
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0040
Product attributePublisher:   Philomel Books
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