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A story about Afiya

Author: James Berry; Anna Cunha
Publisher: London : Lantana Publishing, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Juvenile audience : English : American editionView all editions and formats
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Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. A joyful celebration of a young girl's childhood, written by the late Coretta Scott King Book Award-winning Jamaican poet James Berry. -- provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Picture books
Poetry
Stories in rhyme
Children's stories
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Berry; Anna Cunha
ISBN: 9781911373339 1911373331
OCLC Number: 1108327331
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: [written by] James Berry ; [illustrated by] Anna Cunha.

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Age range 5 to 9Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo  Read more...

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"A young girl wears a special white dress that records her day's experiences in this story by Jamaican poet Berry. Afiya's 'fine black skin...shows off her white clothes, ' a summer dress that she Read more...

 
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