|Format:||Print Book 2001|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. This book is made up of reflections of ten year-old DeShawn as he thinks about his family, his life in the projects and the world around him. Medina's poetry is immediately accessible to young readers and he sketches a world filled with learning, love, fear, joy and loss' - Black Issues Book Review 'Christie's exceptionally fine acrylic paintings capture both the physical and emotional nature of DeShawn...to get right to the heart of the character' - CCBC, Book of the Week'
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
African American boys
-- Juvenile poetry.
African American families -- Juvenile poetry.
Inner cities -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Inner cities -- Poetry.
African Americans -- Poetry.
Family life -- Poetry.
|Publisher|| New York :Lee & Low Books,2001
Christie, R. Gregory,
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm