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The Hundred Dresses

By Eleanor Estes, 1906-1988

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. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn’t and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the school, but by that time it’s too late for apologies. Maddie, one of Wanda’s classmates, ultimately decides that she is "never going to stand by and say nothing again." This powerful, timeless story has been reissued with a new letter from the author’s daughter Helena Estes, and with the Caldecott artist Louis Slobodkin’s original artwork in beautifully restored color.

Format

Book

Availability

1 available at EdVenture
  • C Estes, Children's Fiction

Publish Date

2004

ISBN

0152051708


Format: Book
Author: Estes, Eleanor, 1906-1988
Summary: In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson. Includes a note from the author's daughter, Helena Estes.
Title: The hundred dresses / Eleanor Estes ; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin.
Publisher Date: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2004.
Subject: Friendship -- Juvenile fiction. Polish Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0152051708 0152051708 9780152051709 9780152051709
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 17
Call Number: C Estes
Oclc: 53435392
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Bib Id: 526227

Format: Book
Author: Estes, Eleanor, 1906-1988.
Summary: In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson. Includes a note from the author's daughter, Helena Estes.
Title: The hundred dresses / Eleanor Estes ; illustrated by Louis Slobodkin.
Publisher, Date: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, 2004.
Description: 80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Friendship -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Polish Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Slobodkin, Louis, 1903-1975, ill.
Other Title: 100 dresses
Notes: Newbery Honor Book, 1945
LCCN: 2003057037
ISBN: 0152051708
ISBN: 0152051708
ISBN: 9780152051709
ISBN: 9780152051709
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 17
Call Number: C Estes