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Dear Mr. Henshaw

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 31,482 Ratings and 1,501 Reviews

Book Description
Beverly Cleary’s timeless Newbery Medal-winning book explores difficult topics like divorce, insecurity, and bullying through the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw.

After his parents separate, Leigh Botts moves to a new town with his mother. Struggling to make friends and deal with his anger toward his absent father, Leigh los... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (36 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages144
ISBN-10014031797X
ISBN-13978-0140317978
Publication Date07/25/1985
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About Beverly Cleary (Author) : Beverly Cleary (born April 12, 1916) is the author of over 30 books for young adults and children. Her characters are normal children facing challenges that many of us face growing up, and her stories... more
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About Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator) : Paul O. Zelinsky is a published adapter, author, cover design, cover designer, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Paul O. Zelinsky include Toy Dance Party... more
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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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7/15/2011 Matthew J Wicks said: Loved this book as a kid! I hope kids will write to me someday!
tags: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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3/18/2010 Will Strong said: The first book I ever read that kept me up all night. Great book.

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6/23/2009 julia b tagged as: I read

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8/7/2008 Ash Lane tagged as: I recommend, I read

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4/5/2007 Little Willow tagged as: I Read

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