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Chrysanthemum - Kevin Henkes
Chrysanthemum
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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... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780688147327 (0688147321)
ASIN: 688147321
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Series: Mouse Books
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Miss Wood's Library
Miss Wood's Library rated it
5.0 MY FAVORITE BOOK EVER!
This book was my favorite book as a child. It was written on a DRA reading level of 24, but can be read to students from kindergarten to second grade. This story is a beautiful story about uniqueness and loving what makes you different. Chrysanthemum loves her name until she gets picked on at school...
Miss Rodgers' Riveting Reads
Miss Rodgers' Riveting Reads rated it
5.0 My all time favorite!!!
If I could give this book 10 stars I would!! Ask anyone what book is my all time favorite children’s book and it would be this one no doubt. I have read this book so many times that I feel I could read it backwards. What a wonderful, positive, and uplifting story this book tells that I feel every st...
Mrs. Pinson's Library
Mrs. Pinson's Library rated it
5.0 Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is one of my favorite childhood books! The main character Chrysanthemum loves her name until she starts kindergarten and is surrounded by peers with short names. However, after a music teacher tells the class that she wants to name her baby Chrysanthemum her spirits are lifted again an...
Miss. Contorno's Library
Miss. Contorno's Library rated it
5.0 Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is proud of her name. She loves how unique it is, until kindergarten started. All the other children have regular names and make fun of her name and that she was named after a flower. Then she meets her new teacher, which has a very unique name as well. Chrysanthemum is beaming with ha...
Book Blog
Book Blog rated it
4.5 Chrysanthemum
This book tells the story of a little mouse named Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum loves her name, but as soon as she starts attending school, she realizes that not everyone loves her name as much as she does. Chrysanthemum gets picked on because her name is so long, and each day she feels worse and wor...
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