Grade 5/6 Book Discussion - Dear Mr. Henshaw

Grade 5/6 Book Discussion - Dear Mr. Henshaw
Posted on 02/22/2021
Registration is open for the next Acton Memorial Library 5/6th grade book discussion group on March 16 at 4:30 OR March 17 at 2:00 pm. Attached are a flyer and an animated gif about the program.

We'll be discussing Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary.
Registration is limited. Find more information and register at :

This book can be requested as a hard copy through the library AND is available as an e-book and an audio book through Hoopla.

Here is a little more information about Dear Mr. Henshaw:
Newbery Medal Winner * Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children * ALA Notable Children's Book
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 loses himself in a class assignment in which he must write to his favorite author. When Mr. Henshaw responds, the two form an unexpected friendship that will change Leigh's life forever.

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