Thank You, Mr. Falker

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Patricia Polacco's bestselling book - with over 400,000 copies sold - Thank You, Mr. Falker celebrates what a good teacher can be. And now her heartwarming tribute to the teacher who changed her life is available in a special unjacketed mini edition that makes the perfect gift for both kids needing encouragement and the teachers who are their heroes.

When Trisha starts school, she can't wait to learn how to read, but the letters just get jumbled up. She hates being different, and begins to believe her classmates when they call her a dummy. Then, in fifth grade, Mr. Falker changes everything. He sees through her sadness to the gifted artist she really is. And when he discovers that she can't read, he helps her prove to herself that she can - and will!

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User Review  - Angel Jester - Goodreads

Author: Patricia Polacco Title: Thank You, Mr. Falker Publication date: May 2001 Annotation: Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most loved children's book creators, but once upon a time, she was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

A gem of a story. This is an autobiographical story from Ms. Polacco, about her own difficulties with reading when she was a child. When I taught special education, I shared this book with my students ... 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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