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Thank you, Mr. Falker —Polacco, Patricia.

At first, Trisha loves school, but her difficulty learning to read makes her feel dumb, until, in the fifth grade, a new teacher helps her understand and overcome her problem.

The junkyard wonders —Polacco, Patricia.

Inspired by a teacher who believes each of them is a genius, a class of special-needs students invents something that could convince the whole school they are justifiably proud to be "Junkyard Wonders."

Thunder cake —Polacco, Patricia.

Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.

Sticks and stones —Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

When Patricia starts at a new school she quickly becomes fast friends with fellow outcasts Thom and Ravanne and together they find a way to silence the school bully and his toadies.

The bee tree —Polacco, Patricia.

To teach his daughter the value of books, a father leads a growing crowd in search of the tree where the bees keep all their honey.

When lightning comes in a jar —Polacco, Patricia.

A young girl describes the family reunion at her grandmother's house, from the food and baseball and photos to the flickering fireflies on the lawn.

The blessing cup —Polacco, Patricia.

A single china cup from a tea set left behind when Jews were forced to leave Russia helps hold a family together through generations of living in America, reminding them of the most important things in life.

The keeping quilt —Polacco, Patricia.

A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

Ginger and Petunia —Polacco, Patricia.

When her beloved Ginger, a piano-playing socialite and very snappy dresser, makes a last-minute trip to London not knowing her housesitter has cancelled, Petunia the pig does more than fend for herself, she becomes Ginge...

Rechenka's eggs —Polacco, Patricia.

An injured goose rescued by Babushka, having broken the painted eggs intended for the Easter Festival in Moscva, lays thirteen marvelously colored eggs to replace them, then leaves behind one final miracle in egg form be...

My rotten redheaded older brother —Polacco, Patricia.

After losing running, climbing, throwing, and burping competitions to her obnoxious older brother, a young girl makes a wish on a falling star.

The bee tree —Polacco, Patricia.

To teach his daughter the value of books, a father leads a growing crowd in search of the tree where the bees keep all their honey.

An A from Miss Keller —Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Trisha wants to write something that will please her demanding writing teacher, who is rumored to have never given a student an A.

The art of Miss Chew —Polacco, Patricia.

Describes how a teacher named Miss Chew encouraged individuality, and accepted learning differences, and helped a young student with academic difficulties get extra time to take tests and permission to be in advanced art...

G is for goat —Polacco, Patricia.

A rhyming celebration of goats and their antics, from A to Z.

Fiona's lace —Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

"Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--Provided by publisher.

The mermaid's purse —Polacco, Patricia, author.

"Stella loves books so much, she starts her own library--but then a storm threatens to destroy everything"-- Provided by publisher.

The bravest man in the world —Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

In 1912, orphaned Irish street musician Jonathan Harker accidentally stows away on the Titanic, where he is befriended by Wallace Hartley, called "the bravest man in the world" for playing violin with the band as the Tit...

Chicken Sunday —Polacco, Patricia

To thank Miss Eula for her wonderful Sunday chicken dinners, three children sell decorated eggs to buy her a beautiful Easter hat.

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