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A Book - Mordicai Gerstein
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A CHILD IN SEARCH OF HER STORY Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein looks at books from a whole new angle. Once upon a time there was a family who lived in a book. All but the youngest had stories they belonged to--fighting fires, exploring space, entertaining in the circus--but she didn't have... show more
A CHILD IN SEARCH OF HER STORY Caldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein looks at books from a whole new angle. Once upon a time there was a family who lived in a book. All but the youngest had stories they belonged to--fighting fires, exploring space, entertaining in the circus--but she didn't have one yet. Walking through all the possibilities of story types Mordicai Gerstein presents her quest in unique and changing perspectives: readers look down into the books below at the characters in their worlds. A funny and touching celebration of books, stories, and finding yourself.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781596432512 (1596432519)
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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Randi's Blog
Randi's Blog rated it
3 1/2 stars. Very detailed and colorful illustrations (loved the shadowing). I loved how dialogue was illustrated. Kids would enjoy the imagination that goes into this book. I appreciated the ending of the story, but I'm not sure I'd use this in the middle school classroom. Overall, well worth the r...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
I've been trying to wean myself from buying picture books - limiting myself only to the very best ones. It's like any addiction - I have good days and bad days. Today was a good day. I had narrowed my pile of 20 books down to 3 and so it's a testament to this book that it made the cut. I knew as...
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