Dear Mr. Henshaw

by Beverly Cleary

Paperback, 133 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $3.99 | purchase

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Dear Mr. Henshaw
Beverly Cleary

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Lonely, especially since he is the new kid in school, Leigh Botts begins writing letters to his favorite author, Mr. Henshaw, describing his life since his parents' divorce, and through these letters he finds comfort, compassion and a knack for writing, in a poignant Newbery Medal-winning novel.