Yo Jo

Yo Jo

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While Jomar and his brother, Franklin, are on their stoop waiting for Grandpa, friends and neighbors come by--whizzing on skates, showing off their new treads, or bouncing a ball. Whether it's W"hassup? "or Y"o!, " Jo's got a greeting for everyone--until Grandpa arrives and only classic words will do: "I love you."
With a fresh new style, Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Rachel Isadora fashions an exuberant intergenerational celebration of language, neighborhoods, and family.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 223.5 x 228.6 x 10.2mm | 340.2g
  • Harcourt Children's Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152057838
  • 9780152057831

About Rachel Isadora

RACHEL ISADORA is the creator of more than fifty books for children. She lives in New York City.
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Review quote

* "Isadora's evocation of the child in the modern urban landscape reaches back to Ezra Jack Keats, from Jo's snub-nosed brown profile to the graffiti on the walls (though Jo's dreadlocks are a distinctly modern touch). Newsprint and other printed papers share the bright collages with streaky oils, the visual cacophony of line and pattern lending the cityscape enormous energy and appeal." --"Kirkus" (March 15, 2007- starred review)
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83 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
5 20% (17)
4 29% (24)
3 33% (27)
2 11% (9)
1 7% (6)
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