The Art of Miss Chew
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
After spending the summer with her artist grandmother, Trisha knows she wants to be an artist, too. She's thrilled when her sketches get her into Miss Chew's special art class at the high school. A substitute teacher tells her she's wasting time on art when she should be studying - but fortunately, this is one battle that Miss Chew and Trisha are up for!
This true story shows just how important a teacher can be in a child's life - and celebrates the power of art itself.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - marabie - LibraryThing
Polacco is an amazing author. She uses bright pictures and captures every feeling and action of the characters. This story shows the impact that teachers have on children. It also shows that sometimes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whisper1 - LibraryThing
This is a wonderful story that reinforces the importance of teachers and the marvelous contribution they make. As usual, Polacco's stories as based on her life. As a child and young adult she ... Read full review