The Junkyard Wonders Patricia Polacco

The Junkyard Wonders

Author: Patricia Polacco
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Book Title
The Junkyard Wonders
Author
Patricia Polacco
ISBN
9780399250781
When young Trisha finds out her class at the new school is known as "The Junkyard," she is devastated. She moved from her old town so she wouldn't be in a special class anymore But then she meets her teacher, the quirky and invincible Mrs. Peterson, and her classmates, an oddly brilliant group of students each with his or her own unique talent. And it is here in The Junkyard that Trisha learns the true meaning of genius, and that this group of misfits are, in fact, wonders, all of them.Based on a real-life event in Patricia Polacco's childhood, this ode to teachers will inspire all readers to find their inner genius. Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Patricia PolaccoPublisher: Philomel BooksPublished: 07/08/2010ISBN: 9780399250781Pages: 48Weight: 1.06lbsSize: 11.30h x 8.84w x 0.41dAward: Georgia Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Nevada Young Readers' Award - NomineeAward: Volunteer State Book Awards - NomineeAward: William Allen White Childens Book Award - NomineeAward: Sequoyah Book Awards - NomineeAward: Buckaroo Book Award - NomineeAward: Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award - Honor BookAward: California Young Reader Medal - NomineeAward: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - NomineeReview Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 42Booklist 05/01/2010 pg. 86Publishers Weekly 06/21/2010Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2010School Library Journal 07/01/2010 pg. 68Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 140945 / Junkyard WondersReading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
When young Trisha finds out her class at the new school is known as "The Junkyard," she is devastated. She moved from her old town so she wouldn't be in a special class anymore But then she meets her teacher, the quirky and invincible Mrs. Peterson, and her classmates, an oddly brilliant group of students each with his or her own unique talent. And it is here in The Junkyard that Trisha learns the true meaning of genius, and that this group of misfits are, in fact, wonders, all of them.

Based on a real-life event in Patricia Polacco's childhood, this ode to teachers will inspire all readers to find their inner genius.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Patricia Polacco
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 07/08/2010
ISBN: 9780399250781
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 11.30h x 8.84w x 0.41d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nevada Young Readers' Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: William Allen White Childens Book Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award - Honor Book
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - Nominee

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 42
Booklist 05/01/2010 pg. 86
Publishers Weekly 06/21/2010
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2010
School Library Journal 07/01/2010 pg. 68

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 140945 / Junkyard Wonders
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
When young Trisha finds out her class at the new school is known as "The Junkyard," she is devastated. She moved from her old town so she wouldn't be in a special class anymore But then she meets her teacher, the quirky and invincible Mrs. Peterson, and her classmates, an oddly brilliant group of students each with his or her own unique talent. And it is here in The Junkyard that Trisha learns the true meaning of genius, and that this group of misfits are, in fact, wonders, all of them.

Based on a real-life event in Patricia Polacco's childhood, this ode to teachers will inspire all readers to find their inner genius.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Patricia Polacco
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 07/08/2010
ISBN: 9780399250781
Pages: 48
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 11.30h x 8.84w x 0.41d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nevada Young Readers' Award - Nominee
Award: Volunteer State Book Awards - Nominee
Award: William Allen White Childens Book Award - Nominee
Award: Sequoyah Book Awards - Nominee
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award - Honor Book
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Nominee
Award: Rhode Island Children's Book Awards - Nominee

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 42
Booklist 05/01/2010 pg. 86
Publishers Weekly 06/21/2010
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2010
School Library Journal 07/01/2010 pg. 68

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 140945 / Junkyard Wonders
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5