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The Hundred Dresses (Voyager Books)

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Publisher Comments:

Eleanor Estess The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesnt and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the school, but by that time its too late for apologies. Maddie, one of Wandas classmates, ultimately decides that she is "never going to stand by and say nothing again."

Synopsis:

Wanda Petronski, a little Polish girl in an American school, is laughed at because she always wears a faded blue dress, until her classmates learn a lesson.

Synopsis:

Wanda Petronski, a little Polish girl in an American school, is laughed at because she always wears a faded blue dress, until her classmates learn a lesson. “Sensitive, intuitive, restrained.”--Saturday Review

About the Author

ELEANOR ESTES (1906-1988), a children's librarian for many years, launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156423502
ill.:
Slobodkin, Louis
Author:
Slobodkin, Louis
Author:
Estes, Eleanor
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Clothing and dress
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Polish americans
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Voyager Books
Series Volume:
#51
Publication Date:
19740417
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 1 to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color and black-and-white illustrat
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
8.38 x 6.5 in
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Wanda Petronski, a little Polish girl in an American school, is laughed at because she always wears a faded blue dress, until her classmates learn a lesson.
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Wanda Petronski, a little Polish girl in an American school, is laughed at because she always wears a faded blue dress, until her classmates learn a lesson. “Sensitive, intuitive, restrained.”--Saturday Review

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