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The Boy Who Grew Flowers

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 274 Ratings and 114 Reviews

Book Description
Rink s grandmother was raised by wolves, his Uncle Dud tames rattlesnakes, and Rink grows beautiful flowers all over his body when the moon is full. Townspeople just don t understand the Bowagons. But one day a new girl named Angelica arrives at Rink s school, and he soon discovers she has some unique qualities too. Using humor and metaphor to promote acceptance, this touching story shows us that ... More
Book Information
PublisherBarefoot Books
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
Publication Date10/05/2005
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About Jennifer Wojtowicz (Author) : Jennifer Wojtowicz is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Jennifer Wojtowicz is The Boy Who Grew Flowers.
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About Steve Adams (Illustrator) : Steve Adams is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Steve Adams include The Boy Who Grew Flowers, El Jardin de Hugo, and Particle Physics (Heinemann Advanced... more
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6/1/2010 Joe Mohr tagged as: I recommend

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10/19/2007 Dawn Cordeiro said: This is my favorite Barefoot Book. It made me weep the first time I read it.
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