Onion John

Written by Joseph Krumgold and Illustrated by Symeon Shimin

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?

Age Range 10 - 13 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
256
Publisher
Crowell
Grade Level 5th - 8th
ISBN
9780064401449
Lexile 710
Themes