Inspired by his family experiences and his parents' paintings, a young boy creates four poems.
Meet the Author
Angela Johnson was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, but raised in Windham, Ohio; the only girl in a family of five. She now lives in Northeastern Ohio in a hundred year old house full of plants. When not writing she travels. On one of her trips to the California desert the inspiration for her first novel, Toning the Sweep came about.
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My son brought this book home from school, and we loved it so much, that we had to buy a copy of our own! A very loving story of a family, and the importance of the "little man" of the family. Excellent, excellent book by an excellent, excellent author!