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Onion John.

Joseph Krumgold

Onion John.

by Joseph Krumgold

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Friendship -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    His friendship with the town odd-jobs man, Onion John, causes a conflict between Andy and his father.

    Edition Notes

    j-12746

    StatementIllustrated by Symeon Shimin.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    ContributionsShimin, Symeon, 1902-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249028M

    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. 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.

    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.   Book Review: Onion John by Joseph Krumgold Enter Onion John, the old eccentric who lives outside of town, managing for himself in a remarkable old-world way, and living by a parcel of remarkable old-world traditions (or superstitions, depending on how you look at them). No one can understand a word he says, except Good day!

    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: $ Buy a cheap copy of Onion John (Newbery Award Seal) book. Free shipping over $


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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 and Onion John. book 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. Onion John. book 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.

Joseph Krumgold Onion John Similar books. Books similar to Onion John Onion John. by Joseph Krumgold. avg. rating Ratings. The story of a friendship between a year-old boy and an immigrant handyman, almost wrecked by the good intentions of the townspeople.

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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). 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 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. 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 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.

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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).

"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).

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Onion John by Joseph Krumgold starting at $ Onion John has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.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?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.