The Art of Miss Chew

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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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User 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

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User 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

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About the author (2012)

Patricia Polacco (www.patriciapolacco.com) is the prolific author and illustrator of over fifty picture books, including New York Times bestseller The Junkyard Wonders. An energetic and enthusiastic public speaker, she visits over 100 classrooms every year. She lives in Union City, Michigan.

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