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Tom Thumb [Charles Sherwood Stratton], 1838-1883

December 4, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Very few books (about 3) have been published on this Connecticut native, however there is one new and notable book that libraries who serve children doing reports on Connecticut biographies should have.

pink numbers = Horn Book Guide rating / red numbers= Follett reading level / green numbers=Lexile

Top Choice for Replacement

Grades 5-9
Tom Thumb: The Remarkable True Story of a Man in Miniature by George Sullivan (Clarion 2011) 2 / 7.5 / Grades 5-9

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Out of print biographies in library collections (consider weeding*):

*The Real Tom Thumb by Helen Reeder Cross (Four Winds, 1980) Held in 42 libraries.
*“Have You Seen Tom Thumb?” by Mabel Leigh Hunt (Frederick A. Stokes, 1942) Held in 20 libraries.

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Last updated December 4, 2011

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