Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Once again Greenfield displays commendable sensitivity in this story about an African-American boy who must cope with a beloved grandmother's illness.'-Publishers Weekly. This poignant exploration of a child's feelings of loss, sorrow, and hope features a closely knit African-American family and community, lovingly depicted in paintings. A wonderful sense of neighborhood permeates the pages of this touching book.'-SLJ. Notable 1994 Childrens' Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC). Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: A little boy remembers his grandmother before she became ill, and during her long recovery he tries to imagine how things will be when she comes home from the hospital.
Über den Autor:
Eloise Greenfield is the author of an illustrious list of books for young people, including The Friendly Four, a Texas 2x2 Reading List book; In the Land of Words, an NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts; and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, winner of a Bank Street Children's Book Award?all illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is a recipient of the Virginia Hamilton Literary Award; the Coretta Scott King Author Award; the Award of Excellence from the Washington, D.C., branch of the National Writing Project; the Milner Award; the Hope S. Dean Award from the Foundation for Children's Literature; and the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, D.C.
Jan Spivey Gilchrist illustrated the Coretta Scott King Award Book Nathaniel Talking, the Coretta Scott King Honor Book Night on Neighborhood Street, and Me & Neesie, all written by Eloise Greenfield. She wrote and co-illustrated My America with Ashley Bryan, which was named a Parents' Choice Recommended Award winner. An inductee into the International Literary Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent, Ms. Gilchrist received an MFA in writing for children from Vermont College and a doctoral degree in English from Madison University. She lives near Chicago, Illinois.
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Buchbeschreibung Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 60210931
Buchbeschreibung Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1993. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0060210931