The Art of Miss Chew

Title

The Art of Miss Chew

Illustrator

Patricia Polacco

Publisher

G. P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780399257032

Pages

32 pages

Genre

autobiography

Format

picture book

Item Type

Nonfiction

Annotation

Describes how a teacher named Miss Chew encouraged individuality, and accepted learning differences, and helped a young student with academic difficulties get extra time to take tests and permission to be in advanced art classes. Inspired by the author's memories of her art teacher.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

630L

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Learning disability; dyslexia; child with dyslexia; reading disability

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother

Awards

Storytelling World Resource Award, 2014, Winner, Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners

Keywords

teacher; elementary school; art; classes; reading specialist; talent; substitute teacher

Diversity Impact

direct

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