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Thank You, Mr. Falker - Patricia Polacco
Thank You, Mr. Falker
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Patricia Polacco's bestselling book - with over 400,000 copies sold - Thank You, Mr. Falker celebrates what a good teacher can be. And now her heartwarming tribute to the teacher who changed her life is available in a special unjacketed mini edition that makes the perfect gift for both kids... show more
Patricia Polacco's bestselling book - with over 400,000 copies sold - Thank You, Mr. Falker celebrates what a good teacher can be. And now her heartwarming tribute to the teacher who changed her life is available in a special unjacketed mini edition that makes the perfect gift for both kids needing encouragement and the teachers who are their heroes. When Trisha starts school, she can't wait to learn how to read, but the letters just get jumbled up. She hates being different, and begins to believe her classmates when they call her a dummy. Then, in fifth grade, Mr. Falker changes everything. He sees through her sadness to the gifted artist she really is. And when he discovers that she can't read, he helps her prove to herself that she can - and will!
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399257629 (0399257624)
ASIN: 399257624
Publisher: Philomel
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
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Ms. Morris' Classroom Library
Ms. Morris' Classroom Library rated it
5.0 Thank you, Mr. Falker
Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco is about a girl named Trisha struggles to read. Her classmates make matters worse by calling her "dummy." Finally, in fifth grade, she is lucky enough to have a teacher who recognizes Trisha's incredible artistic ability, understands her problem, and takes t...
Fayth Watkins' Favorite Classroom Books!
Fayth Watkins' Favorite Classroom Books! rated it
5.0 Thank You Mr. Falker
Thank You Mr. Falker is book based on a true story of the authors struggles with dyslexia and how a great teacher believed in her and helped her learn how to read. An activity that teachers can use in the classroom is to use it as a lesson to discuss bullying and how not everyone learns the same and...
alyssapeters
alyssapeters rated it
Trisha loves to read just like the rest of her family. When she gets into school she realizes she isn't that great of a reader. Like many students Trisha was left behind and fell many reading levels behind her class. When she moves schools Trisha gets the help she needs from her new teacher Mr. Faul...
Ratings by Rachel
Ratings by Rachel rated it
5.0 Thank you, Mr. Falker
Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco is a great story about a young girl named Trisha who struggles to read all throughout elementary school. The book describes the frustration of not being able to keep up with other students and being bullied in the process. Trisha makes it all the way to th...
Miss. Swiney's Classroom Library
Miss. Swiney's Classroom Library rated it
5.0 Thank you, Mr. Falker
This books tells the story of a young girl who is so excited to learn to read, but soon realizes that she struggles to read the letters and numbers because they all get jumbled together. Finally in fifth grade, Trisha meets a teacher who recognizes what she CAN do and enlightens her to the magic of ...
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