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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
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ISBN 109780061831621, 9780061831638

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The Thing About Georgie Author: Lisa Graff Summary: This book is about a boy called Georgie the problem about this boy is that he doesn't have something unique. Everybody has a thing except Georgie. Georgie is a dwarf because he is very small. Georgies mom is pregnant and Georgie its scared that the baby will be taller than him/5. The thing about poodles is that Georgie Bishop hates to walk thing about Jeanie the Meanie is that she would rather write on her shoe than help Georgie with their Abraham Lincoln thing about Georgie's mom is that she's having a baby — a baby who will probably be taller.   A likable hero, Georgie is realistically drawn, and inventive suggestions at the start of many chapters will help readers understand some aspects of life as a little person. If a trifle earnest—every problem clearly presents an opportunity for Georgie to learn and grow—this is nonetheless a compelling portrayal of dwarfism, differences and growing up. Description of the book "The Thing about Georgie": The thing about poodles is that Georgie Bishop hates to walk thing about Jeanie the Meanie is that she would rather write on her shoe than help Georgie with their Abraham Lincoln thing about Georgie's mom is that she's having a baby--a baby who will probably be taller than Georgie very, very thing about Georgie.

This first novel uses the unconventional tactic of introducing its main character by inviting readers to touch their left ears with their right hands, something that young Georgie cannot do, "because the thing was, Georgie Bishop was a dwarf." [Graff] sensitively and accurately depicts the emotions he struggles with.   Fans of Kate DiCamillo and Linda Urban will love The Thing About Georgie, a warm and humorous story starring an unforgettable young boy with dwarfism, from acclaimed author Lisa Graff. As far as Georgie is concerned, everyone has a "thing."The thing about poodles is that Georgie Bishop hates to walk thing about Jeanie the Meanie is that 4/5(10). Start studying The Thing About Georgie. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   The Thing About Georgie Chapter 4 Audio - Duration: Kelli Renfro views.

THE THING ABOUT GEORGIE by Lisa Graff (HarperCollins, ) Georgie, a dwarf, has many challenges. His mother is having a baby, he has a fight with his best friend, and now he’s paired up with “Jeanie the Meany” for a school project. Can .   The thing about poodles is that Georgie Bishop hates to walk them. The thing about Jeanie the Meanie is that she would rather write on her shoe than help Georgie with their Abraham Lincoln project. The thing about Andy's nonna is that she kisses Georgie's cheeks and doesn't speak one word of English. The thing about. The Thing About Georgie is the type of book that any pre-Middle Schooler will appreciate: each child has individual issues, but together they can deal with anything. The Truth About Georgie is highly recommended for readers ages eight and up. Posted by Kelly at AM.   Houston, Alisa & Nicolas. Category People & Blogs; Suggested by UMG Fergie - Life Goes On (Audio).