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Junkyard wonders

Author: Patricia Polacco
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Polacco
ISBN: 9780399250781 0399250786
OCLC Number: 429749024
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Patricia Polacco.

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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."

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A story that is based on the author's real-life experience.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-27) Excellent Permalink

Trisha switches schools hoping to escape the assumption that she is "dumb". But in the new school she finds herself placed in a class called "The Junkyard". All the students in this class have things that make them different. These students see their differences as a bad thing but their teacher, Mrs....
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