100 DRESSES BY ELEANOR ESTES
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The Hundred Dresses is Eleanor Estes' 1945 Newberry Award Winning classic geared toward middle grade readers. The book is still relevant these 70 years later because it touches on important concepts like bullying, peer pressure, and racial discrimination.4.1/5Ratings: 32KReviews: 2
The Hundred Dresses: Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin
Eleanor Estes’s The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day.Cited by: 54Author: Eleanor Estes, Louis Slobodkin4.8/5(500)Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers[PDF]
THE HUNDRED DRESSES Eleanor Estes A lovely story , sensitively illustrated by a Caldecott Medal winner , and with an important lesson to tell, The Hundred Dresses remains among the most popular of children’ s books. This is a Newbery Honor Book. “Written with rare intuition and pictured with warm sympathy and charm.” — The Horn Book
The Hundred Dresses Summary & Study Guide
This detailed literature summary also contains Quotes and a Free Quiz on The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes. In “The Hundred Dresses,” Wanda Petronski, in the hope of fitting in with the other girls of her class, claims to have one hundred dresses at home, though she wears the same faded dress to school every day.