|Product dimensions:||9.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Chris Raschka is a Caldecott Award-winning illustrator of more than twenty books for children, including I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, and THE GRASSHOPPER'S SONG. He lives in New York City.
What People are Saying About This
Skillfully chosen, the poems cover a thought-provoking array of topics weaving seamlessly from silly to solemn to spooky...With much to offer for both classroom use and pleasure reading, this delightful addition to the series should be a first purchase.
—School Library Journal
Punchy collages flutter acorss airy white pages in loose visual arrangements; torn scraps of origami paper layer with fluid lines in tart color... By the time the volume closes with Whitman's "I Hear America Singing", readers will be emboldened to join in the "song".
The universally strong peoms, expertly tuned to both the anthology's theme and its young audience, include classic and contemporary selections...superbly noisy celebration of language that's sure to convert even the most reluctant poerty readers.
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4Q 3Pp. 46My Memories of the Nicaraguan RevolutionEugenio Alberto Cano CorreaA tear streaming from my eye,Running through a field seeking refuge,A road lined with bullet shells instead of pebbles,An empty wheelbarrow stained red,A pillar of smoke uniting sky and ground,A slogan cried from the background,A hug of protection from my mama.