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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

I have a fairly dim recollection that this was read to me as a child. My recollection is that it was read in school, but since we had this copy when my brother and I were very young, it may be that my mother read it to us. At this point all I remember is that the wheel was for storks to nest on. Read full review

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User Review  - SASegsworth - LibraryThing

Enjoyable read. Six schoolchildren in Holland set out to bring storks to their community and bring the community together, including some unusual heroes, in the process. Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

Interesting book about Dutch schoolchildren who are encouraged by their teacher to try to put a wheel on their schoolhouse to attract storks to their small fishing village again. Typical of ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrsarey - LibraryThing

This story is about working together to solve a problem. I love this book because, although it takes place in a different country long ago, it still speaks to us today. Read full review

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I bit boring,but still good to read!
The story sounds really exiting,but I don't always look forward to read this.
But sometimes in the story,you'll get stuck into it!

Review: The Wheel on the School

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A refreshing change of pace for middle school children - or younger - or older. A teacher in charge of a grand total of six children in a Dutch town mentors them in the lessons of "if it is impossible ... Read full review

Review: The Wheel on the School

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It seems like I've crossed some kind of threshold. The Newbery winners in the 1950's seem to be getting better, less painful to read. I really enjoyed this one. I like how the story started with a ... Read full review

Review: The Wheel on the School

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The Wheel on the School is a lovely, old-fashioned book for young children. Suitable for patient, quiet children, or those with a budding interest in social activism and environmental welfare. The ... Read full review

Review: The Wheel on the School

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Notes --Really liked it! --Simple --Quiet, quaint—a little odd, about luring storks to nest in their village—but speaks volumes about many themes --Maurice Sendak—awesome illustrations --strong ... Read full review

Review: The Wheel on the School

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I was thoroughly charmed by this 1955 Newbery winner. The fishing village of Shora in Holland has only 6 children in their school. One of them writes a report one day on storks, and how the storks no ... Read full review


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