The Patch

The Patch

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Overview

The Patch by Justina Chen Headley, Mitch Vane

The kids at school want to know why Becca is wearing glasses and a patch. Instead of telling them she has amblyopia, Becca leads her friends on imaginative adventures to explain her new fashion accessory. Mitch Vane's illustrations capture the spunky exuberance of this resourceful heroine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580891707
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 02/27/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 278,607
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Justina Chen Headley is the author of NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH (AND A FEW WHITE LIES (Little, Brown), a young adult novel. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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Patch 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
barbmFL More than 1 year ago
This story is about an early elementary school age girl, Becca, who is diagnosed with a "lazy eye". Our granddaughter who is 3 1/2 liked the story, but I think it would be better suited for a 7 year old. It does a nice job of explaining the diagnosis in the doctor's office, and follows with a series of imaginary games which involve a patch.