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The hundred dresses / by Eleanor Estes ; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin.

Book Book ([1971] c1944.)
Description: 80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1971] c1944.
46 of 49 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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General Note:
Newbery Honor Book for 1945.
Contents:
Wanda -- The dresses game -- A bright blue day -- The contest -- Up on Boggins Heights -- The letter to Room 13.
Summary:
Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn't and bullies her mercilessly. In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.
Awards:
Newbery Honor Book, 1945.
Authors: Slobodkin, Louis, 1903-1975 (ill.).
Citation: Estes, Eleanor. "The hundred dresses." New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971 1944.

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