Dear Mr. Henshaw
Paul O. Zelinsky
Family Relationships; Divorce; Separation; divorced parents; separate homes
In his letters to his favorite author, ten-year-old Leigh reveals his problems in coping with his parents' divorce, being the new boy in school, and generally finding his own place in the world.
California Book Awards, 1983, Winner; Christopher Award, 1984, Winner; Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award, 1985, Winner; Friends of Children and Literature (FOCAL) Award, 1987, Winner; Garden State Children's Book Award, 1986, Winner, Younger Fiction; John Newbery Medal, 1984, Winner, Grade 2 - 7; Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1986, Winner; Nene Award, 1989, Winner; Sequoyah Book Award, 1986, Winner
letters; trucking; college; catering; bullying; diary; writing
Cleary, Beverly, "Dear Mr. Henshaw" (2000). DIVerse Families. 969.