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Not a copper penny in me house : poems from the Caribbean

Author: Monica Gunning; Frané Lessac
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong ; [New York] : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems describing the activities of various children living on a Caribbean island.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gunning, Monica.
Not a copper penny in me house.
Honesdale, Pa. : Wordsong ; [New York] : Distributed by St. Martin's Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624462676
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Gunning; Frané Lessac
ISBN: 0027263282 9780027263282 9781563970504 1563970503
OCLC Number: 28638916
Awards: Commended for Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature (Picture Book) 1994
Description: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm
Contents: Country Christmas --
John canoe dancers --
Roadside peddlers --
The corner shop --
Sunshine bleach --
Grandpa milking cows --
Velvet leaf soap --
Tropical hurricane --
Shoe black --
Classes under the trees --
Jamaican market bus --
Grandpa's Sunday --
Walking to church --
Picnic by the seashore --
Grand market night.
Responsibility: by Monica Gunning ; paintings by Frané Lessac.

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This original collection of poems about growing up in the Caribbean evokes vivid images that appeal to all of our senses. Monica Gunning offers a vision of emotional and spiritual richness found in  Read more...

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