This is a very heart warming/sad book! My mom was reading it to me and my sister for school (read a loud) and at the end she started crying, I did too. One of the things I loved about it was that it took place in Missouri (where I live) and it is based on a true story!
The Man Who Loved Clowns
By June Rae Wood
|Interest Level||Reading Level||Reading A-Z||ATOS||Word Count|
|Grades 4 - 8||Grades 4 - 8||X||5.1||46581|
Feeling guilty about being ashamed of her beloved uncle, Punky, who suffers from Down's Syndrome, Delrita distances herself from her neighbors, until a tragedy teaches her a valuable lesson about friendship.
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published on 4/21/2005
Number of pages: 224