Tucky Jo and Little Heart

Book Verdict

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

by Patricia Polacco

First Release:

January 2016

ISBN: 9781481415842

In a story based on real events, a World War II veteran recalls a little girl he befriended while fighting in the Philippines, and how their incredible bond affected their lives. Author’s note. Epilogue. Full-color illustrations rendered in pencils and acetone markers.

  • ISBN: 9781481415842
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Paula Wiseman
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 9" x 11"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.6, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.5, Points: 2
    Lexile: Level: AD740L
    Awards & Honors: 2016 Winner, Notable Books for a Global Society
    2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, K–2
    ILA Teachers’ Choices, 2016 Reading List
    Genre: Fic
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