Dear Mr. Henshaw
Publish date: January 27th 2009
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Leigh Botts (#1)
Dear Mr. Henshaw was one of the first chapter books that I remember reading. I was captivated by the story and re-read the book numerous times. The story dives into heavy situations, such as divorce, bullying, and moving to a new school. I loved that the main character would write to his favorite au...
Grade level 5 Dear Mr. Henshaw is a great book to have the students read and write a report. The book has many examples of writing different types of letters (buisness letters and personal letters). The book also includes rhymes and pictures to keep the students' attention.
I picked this book up because I recently read some author's bio and he/ she said this book was influential in their lives. Unfortunately, I don't remember who the author was or the particular significance. A sweet story but not life-changing for me. The premise is a school-aged boy writes to his fav...
I dislike Beverly Cleary. Her books are unimaginative, puerile garbage, and she writes in the stilted language of her child narrators to make up for her own lack of ability. "Dear Mr. Henshaw" is in many ways her most nauseating work. In it, a troubled young boy, Leigh Botts, writes to his favor...
This book taught me how to be an author, WRITE.
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