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The Year of Billy Miller

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Published by Greenwillow Books in New York .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25437747M
ISBN 100062268120
ISBN 10978-0-06-226815-0

  Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but during the year he develops better relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents, and celebrates a quiet triumph of his own.   Kevin Henkes is the award-winning creator of many books for children, including the Caldecott Medal Book Kitten's First Full Moon, the Caldecott and Geisel Honor Book Waiting, the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean, and several bestselling books about mice, including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum/5(K).

  The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series. When Billy Miller has a mishap at the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big lump on his : Book Information. Title: The Year Of Billy Miller. Author: Henkes, Kevin. Isbn: The Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse follows the second-grade year of young Billy Miller, who struggles to navigate the pitfalls of elementary school, appreciate a pesky younger sibling and help his busy parents.

This is all written about in such a genuine, heart-based, and thoughtful manner, and is a book I would have loved back in my own young years. A high-level transitional reader structured in four sections, Teacher, Father, Sister, and Mother, THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER is an absolutely beautiful and wonderful read. “The Year of Billy Miller” is a children’s novel by Kevin Henkes which follows the life of 7-year-old Billy Miller through his second-grade year at Georgia O’Keefe Elementary School in Constant, Wisconsin. When the novel begins, Billy is worried that he will not be smart enough for second.


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The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series. This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently/5().

The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes (Newbery Honor Award) was a fun and easy read. I enjoyed getting to know Billy through his story of school and life.

I would definitely use this book in third or fourth grade as either a read aloud or an independent read/5. "The Year of Billy Miller" is an excellent book for primary grades not just as a read-aloud but as the foundation for a whole classroom unit.

The book is divided into four sections, each section about as long as a typical book from one of the churn-and-burn series (looking at you Junie B.)/5(). The Year of Billy Miller Summary. Here's the long and short of it, folks: Billy survives second grade.

It starts out rough, but by the end he's actually had a pretty awesome year. And that's that. Okay, okay, there's a lot more to the story. So here we go. Picture this: It's the end of summer vacation and Billy slips big time. Parents need to know that The Year of Billy Miller is a middle-grade chapter book from Caldecott Medal-winning author-illustrator Kevin Henkes, whose small black-and-white spot illustrations help break up the story follows Billy through his second-grade year -- in school at at home -- during which he learns about problem solving and even helps his artist 4/5.

“Billy Miller’s second-grade year is quietly spectacular in a wonderfully ordinary way.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “A vivid yet secure portrait of a boy coming into his confidence Nuanced and human.”— The Horn Book (starred review) “Henkes has.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes.

The Year of Billy Miller is a children’s book by acclaimed children’s author Kevin Henkes. It was a Newberry Honor book inand besides writing the book’s text, Henke also drew the illustrations. The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series.

This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8 who are ready to read independently/5(14).

Award-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling. The Year of Billy Miller, by Kevin Henkes, traces the simple ups and downs of life as a second grader. Billy Miller starts his year worried that he won’t “be smart enough for second grade.” Yet, over the course of the year, he learns that he’s fine, flourishing in fact, as he navigates problems in and out of school.

Medal Honor Books, Olive's Ocean in and The Year of Billy Miller in His picture book Waiting was named both a Caldecott Honor Book and a Geisel Honor Book. It was only the second time any author has won that combination of awards. Henkes won the inaugural Phoenix Picture Book Award in for Owen.

The Phoenix Awards from the File Size: KB. Imagine this: What if this book were called The Day of Billy Miller. Or The Week of Billy Miller. Or even The Decade of Billy Miller. How does the idea of one year passing impact this story. And how would things be different if we learned about more or less than a year.

How does the chapter organization in this book work. True to its 7-year-old protagonist’s world and his way of experiencing it, Kevin Henkes’s “Year of Billy Miller” begins with school and with anxiety: “It Author: Priscilla Gilman. Title: The Year of Billy Miller. Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Publisher: Greenwillow Books Publication Date: September, ISBN: Audience: Reading level, Grades Summary: Ms.

Miller, Billy’s 2nd grade teacher, informs her class that this year, according to the Chinese Calendar, is the Year of the Rabbit. Billy’s father says, “It’s Written: Sep,   Category People & Blogs; Suggested by AdRev Masters Admin Sweet Victory - As featured in SpongeBob SquarePants; Song Bright Spark; Artist.

The Chicken Squad - The First Misadventures Bluebonnet Book Trailer - Duration: Texas Bluebonnet Aw views. The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew Clements; and the Clementine series.

The New York Times declared: "Henkes's delightful story is restrained and vivid forgoing the overdramatic or zany, it shows the substance, warmth and adaptability of.

Gr The beginning of a new school year brings anxious moments for Billy Miller, a typical second grader at Georgia O'Keeffe Elementary School in a small Wisconsin town.

His new teacher, Ms. Silver, uses chopsticks to hold her hair in place and know-it-all Emma Sparks is unfortunately one of his desk mates. For Read a New Book Month, today I recommend one of ’s real gems, Kevin Henkes’s The Year of Billy has always shifted between picture books that delight young readers, such as Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse and novels for readers grades five and up like Olive’s in The Year of Billy Miller, he explores the world of second grade—as seen through.

The Year of Billy Miller. By: We listened to this story over several nights and we enjoyed the book very much. Fun, sincere all school year. 1 person found this helpful Overall 5 out of 5 stars.

Performance 4 out of 5 stars. Story.Author: Kevin Henkes Date of Publication: ISBN: Grade Level: 5th (GLCs: Click here for grade level guidelines. Date(s) Used: Sep. Synopsis: When Billy Miller has a mishap at the statue of the Jolly Green Giant at the end of summer vacation, he ends up with a big bump on his head.

What a way to start a new school year! As the year goes by, though. A Newbery Honor BookA New York Times BestsellerAward-winning, nationally bestselling author Kevin Henkes introduces second-grader Billy Miller in this fast-paced and funny story about friendship, sibling rivalry, and elementary school.

The Year of Billy Miller includes black-and-white art by Kevin Henkes and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books; Frindle, by Andrew 4/5(15).