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America, my new home : poems

Author: Monica Gunning; Ken Condon
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In twenty-three compelling poems, a young girl carries her dreams from her Caribbean island birthplace to America, a new land she finds at once puzzling, frightening, and inspiring.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Gunning; Ken Condon
ISBN: 1590780574 9781590780572
OCLC Number: 54462249
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: America, my new home --
Statue of liberty --
Skyscrapers --
Wide-awake city --
The Queen's English --
Why such a hurry? --
No one knows my name --
Alone at night --
The El --
The subway --
Washington, D.C. --
My first symphony concert --
Cathedral --
The park --
New to the Big Top --
Amusement park adventure --
The library --
The museum --
Clothesline friends, or before e-mail --
Skeleton trees --
Change of clothes --
First snow --
My America.
Responsibility: by Monica Gunning ; illustrations by Ken Condon.

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In twenty-three compelling poems, a young girl carries her dreams from her Caribbean island birthplace to America, a new land she finds at once puzzling, frightening, and inspiring.

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