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  • Published: New York : Greenwillow Books, c1991.
  • Year Published: 1991
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0688096999 :
  • 0688097006 (lib. bdg.) :


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by Henkes, Kevin.

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Call number: E HEN

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Malletts Youth Picture Books

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Youth level.

Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it.

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A Good Teacher Helps

Chrysanthemum is teased about her long name when she starts school, and she goes from loving her name to hating it as a result. A teacher finds a way to solve the problem and turns Chrysanthemum's name into something special again.

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