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Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
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Sep 12, 10

bookshelves: children, mentor-texts, picture-books
Read in September, 2010

Chrysanthemum was born loving her name. But on her first week of school some mean girls at school tease her and make her wish for a new, shorter name.

This book teaches kids about accepting yourself for who you are, no matter what others say. It's not only a great book to read to little kids, but it's a great mentor text for older kids to write about.
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