The Hundred Dresses
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Picture Books
, Chapter Books
Young Wanda is teased by her classmates for being different than the rest. When Wanda doesn't show up at school students start to wonder why. This is a great story that allows students to understand what bullying is. Leveling system is The Lexile, reading level 870L. Students can participate in "I l...
The main character, Wanda Petronski, is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same dress everyday. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but no one believes her. Ultimately, Wanda is pulled out of class and the students feel terrible. Students will love this heartfelt story and it ...
I must say how much I adore this book! It's subject matter is not easy to deal with. It focuses on bullying and racism, but it also shows how to forgive those who have done you wrong. To not end up bitter and hateful. I think this is a very influential book for everyone, not just children, and I bel...
A favorite from childhood: one of the few books that I read multiple times.
Sometimes you do horrible shit and nothing you say after will make it okay. That's a pretty lofty lesson to learn at such a young age. I love this book; it doesn't resolve everything with a nice little bow, but it still educates.