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Neighborhood Odes : A Poetry Collection

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Award-winning poet Gary Soto and Caldecott winner David Diaz turn their eyes on the world of kids. From family pictures to pinatas, from the gato with a meow like a rusty latch to Fourth of July fireworks, the startling and often overlooked moments that define childhood are vividly brought to life by these two acclaimed talents.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 137.16 x 200.66 x 22.86mm | 45.36g
  • THOMSON LEARNING
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0152053646
  • 9780152053642
  • 1,396,393

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-With humor, sensitivity, and insight, Soto explores the lives of children . . . David Diaz's contemporary black-and-white illustrations . . . effortlessly capture the varied moods . . . of this remarkable collection.---The Horn Book
-Through Soto's keen eyes, [readers] see, and will be convinced, that there is poetry
in everything . . . An expression of joy and wonder at life's daily pleasures and mysteries.-
--School Library Journal "With humor, sensitivity, and insight, Soto explores the lives of children . . . David Diaz's contemporary black-and-white illustrations . . . effortlessly capture the varied moods . . . of this remarkable collection."--"The Horn Book "
"Through Soto's keen eyes, [readers] see, and will be convinced, that there is poetry
in everything . . . An expression of joy and wonder at life's daily pleasures and mysteries."
--"School Library Journal "
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168 ratings
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3 26% (43)
2 8% (14)
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