Something About Hensley's by Patricia PolaccoSomething About Hensley's by Patricia Polacco

Something About Hensley's

byPatricia PolaccoIllustratorPatricia Polacco

Hardcover | September 7, 2006

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There's something about Hensley's! No matter what you need, that general store is sure to have it. It's almost magical the way the manager, Old John, seems to know what the townsfolk need before they do! But then a new family moves to town. The youngest child, Molly, has asthma—but her mother doesn't have money to treat her, or for anything else. But leave it to Old John to find a way to use Hensley's to give the family exactly what it needs, even if it can't be boxed or bagged.

A true—and truly moving—story about an unforgettable general store and about the extraordinary power one person's acts of kindness can have on another.

"I was born in Lansing, Michigan in 1944. Soon after my birth I lived in Williamston, Michigan and then moved onto my grandparents farm in Union City, Michigan."I lived on the farm with my mom and Grandparents until 1949. That is when my Babushka (my grandmother) died and we prepared to move away from Michigan. I must say that living o...
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Title:Something About Hensley'sFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.25 × 8.83 × 0.39 inPublished:September 7, 2006Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399245383

ISBN - 13:9780399245381

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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