Synopses & Reviews
She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. I'm named after my grandmother, said Victoria. You're named after a flower. Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed....
Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect, until her first day of school. When her new friends make flower jokes at her expense, Chrysanthemum wilts. What will it take to make her blossom again? 1991 ALA Notable Book. Full color.