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Onion John
by Joseph Krumgold | Literature & Fiction
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 11/13/2009
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by JudySlump612): travelling


This book is in the wild! This Book is Currently in the Wild!

2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, November 13, 2009

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1960 Newbery Medal winner

Onion John is the town eccentric. He becomes friends with 12-year-old Andy, and their friendship ends up changing both of their lives. 


Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Saturday, November 14, 2009

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Released 7 yrs ago (11/13/2009 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This book went to dinner with JudySlump612 and TOC and went home with someone else. Enjoy!

Released for crrcookie's November 2009 - Bountiful Harvest Food Release Challenge; this is also an E-less release. 


Journal Entry 3 by wingJudySlump612wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Friday, June 04, 2010

8 out of 10

I'm still thinking hard about the ideas in this book - a GOOD thing. It certainly deserves its Newberry Medal. For one thing, it's very well written and easy to read. Also, all the characters are interesting and credible. with lots of detail about everyday small-town life (the scene of Andy helping his dad take inventory in the hardware store was especially good). The author keeps leading up to, and then swerving away from, points of literary cliche. Readers will have lots of chances to re-examine their ideas about friendship, family, and goals in life.

I'll be releasing this at a very family-friendly cafe where all ages show up - the ice cream and gelato are terrific, a perfect touch for Minnesota's all-too-brief summer. 


Journal Entry 4 by wingJudySlump612wing at Ring Mountain Creamery Cafe in Eagan, Minnesota USA on Saturday, June 05, 2010

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Released 7 yrs ago (6/5/2010 UTC) at Ring Mountain Creamery Cafe in Eagan, Minnesota USA

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On bookshelves next to fireplace. Our ice cream flavor choice tonight was dark chocolate orange spice - oooh, wonderful! 


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