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4 edition of Onion John (Apollo Editions) found in the catalog.

Onion John (Apollo Editions)

by Joseph Krumgold

  • 194 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Social Issues - Friendship,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Friendship,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9557133M
    ISBN 100881037338
    ISBN 109780881037333

    About the Book. His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a conflict between Andy and his father. Subjects. Newbery Medal, Fathers and sons, Fiction, Friendship, Juvenile fiction. Classifications. Library of Congress: PZ7.K On: Dewey [Fic] 9 editions. Onion John is a novel written by Joseph Krumgold and published in It was the winner of the Newbery story is set in s New Jersey, and tells the story of year-old Andy Rusch and his friendship with an eccentric hermit who lives on the outskirts of the small town of Serenity.. Plot introduction. Onion John is an unusual man: a European immigrant who lives in a hut made.

    The friendship between Andy and the elderly Onion John--an immigrant handyman--becomes strained when Andy's father tries to change the old man's ways. SAVE TO LIST Other Books You Might Like. So, just like he does with Andy, Mr. Rusch starts making plans for Onion John. After all, he says, all Onion John needs is a little help. But Andy and his father soon learn that a little help can sometimes lead to a lot of trouble, especially when the person getting the help doesn't really want it Price: $

    Onion John is about a normal 12 year-old boy in conflict with his father over his friendship with an unusual friend, Onion John. Onion John is a homeless man that doesn't speak English. However, Onion John knows about nature, and meditation. The boy convinces the town to build Onion John a home, and the project brings the entire community together.4/5(6).   This homeschool literature unit study does NOT include the original book, Onion John by Joseph Krumgold. This book is a companion study guide, which includes 10 lessons, unit projects, vocabulary/spelling lists, reading quizzes, schedules, and essay questions. Onion John won the Newbery Award and is ideal for a homeschool unit study because of its historical context and current .


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Onion John by Joseph Krumgold is one of the most personally meaningful books I've encountered. The final chapters and the lessons they impart about openheartedness and why it makes kids different from grownups are some of the most compelling literature I have read/5.

Onion John is a very uplifted book on believing Onion John book trusting written in a way does not mention anything about God to respect the most high. Using two very different cultural backgrounds for setting up a very realistic but attractive story of how a boy grows up to be a man/5(23).

The book is full of positive examples, like early on when Andy, who is Onion John's primary friend, is encouraged by his coach and his father that trying your best is more important than winning. Andy's father becomes the link between Onion John and adult society since he's quite open minded.

Onion John didn't come out to watch the ball game, actually. He came to go shopping in the garbage dump behind center field which is the position that I play. The Serenity dump for John was the same as the supermarket is for most : HarperCollins Publishers.

Onion John book. The story of a friendship between a year-old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople. One of the distinguished books of our time The writing has dignity and strengthSchool Library Journal. Newbery Medal; ALA Notable Children's Books of Author: Joseph Krumgold.

New paperback book copy of Onion John by Joseph Krumgold. Newbery Medal. Accelerated Reader AR Recommended for grades 7 through 9. From the Publisher: The story of a friendship between a 12 year old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople.

HarperCollins Publishers, pages, /8. The friendship between Andy and the elderly Onion John, an immigrant handyman, becomes strained when Andy's father tries to change the old man's ways. Hook Your Students. This book is a Newbery Medal winner. Let's read this award winning book and discover the friendship between Andy and Onion John, an immigrant handyman.

Onion John Homework Help Questions. What is the genre of the book "Onion John". I taught this to a class a few years ago and I would class it as realistic historical fiction. Preview of Onion John Summary: Exciting, suspenseful, and humorous, Onion John tells the story of a twelveyear-old boy, Andy Rusch, Jr., his father, and his adult friend Onion John.

In exploring the development of Andy's relationship with his father, the novel develops themes of the awakening of self-awareness, and of the need to accept persons.

His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a conflict between Andy and his father. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings. 5 stars: 0: 4 stars: 6: 3 stars: 0: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 0: LibraryThing Review4/5(6).

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The story of a friendship between a year-old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople. Want to Read.

Shelving menu. Shelve Onion John. Want to Read. Onion John Themes & Characters Joseph Quincy Krumgold This Study Guide consists of approximately 11 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Onion John.

Onion John is a very uplifted book on believing and trusting written in a way does not mention anything about God to respect the most high. Using two very different cultural backgrounds for setting up a very realistic but attractive story of how a boy grows up to be a man/5.

Onion John by Krumgold, Joseph and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Onion John,First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books. Onion John by Joseph Krumgold is a funny, sad, and mysterious book (unless you flip to the end).

It is about a man named Onion John, a poor, lonely immigrant who lives on top of Hessian Hill, and a boy named Andy who helps Onion John.5/5(5). Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: English: 1st Harper Trophy edView all editions and formats Summary: His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a.

"Onion John" is a story about one set of problems a boy encounters as he is growing up. Children want to have someone other than their parents to look up to. "Onion John" is a simple version of how the author tries to show a child looking up to a hero who is actually not 3/5(2).

The story of the friendship between a European immigrant named Onion John, so called because of his love of onions, and a young boy named Andy Rusch. The town of Serenity, led by Andy's father, decides to replace Onion John's hut with a new house, but things don't go according to plan.

What does Onion John need to do to continue to live as he sees fit. Buy Onion John by Joseph Krumgold online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $. Onion John () by Joseph Krumgold, Symeon Shimin.

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next : Paperback.Onion John by Joseph Krumgold starting at $ Onion John has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.In the genre of Huckleberry Finn comes this story of Andrew Rusch, Jr., a boy from Serenity U.S.A.

Andrew's rapport with Onion John, a derelict, springs from his childish ability to ""suspend disbelief"" and from his identification with the man as an outcast of adult society. Half-mad, Onion John's delusions are full of simple beneficence, a beneficence which, when implemented, somehow has.