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Around Our Way on Neighbors' Day

Brown, Tameka (Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Around Our Way on Neighbors' Day
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A young girl makes her way through an urban neighborhood filled with children playing, men debating, women cooking, and jazz music playing as her community gathers to celebrate "Neighbors' Day."
Authors: Brown, Tameka
Title: Around our way on Neighbors' Day
Published: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2010.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,30 cm.
Summary: A young girl makes her way through an urban neighborhood filled with children playing, men debating, women cooking, and jazz music playing as her community gathers to celebrate "Neighbors' Day."
Local Note: 1 2 4
Additional Contributors: Riley-Webb, Charlotte
ISBN: 9780810989719
0810989719
Branch Call Number: E BRO
Statement of Responsibility: by Tameka Brown ; illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb
Subject Headings: Neighborhoods Juvenile fiction. Parties Juvenile fiction. City and town life Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form: Stories in rhyme.
Topical Term: Neighborhoods
Parties
City and town life
LCCN: 2009047253
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May 04, 2013
  • SabaNT rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It is so nice to see a book that shows a positive image of a diverse urban neighborhood. Ms Brown really did a wonderful job making this a fun and rhythmic story. The words danced and bounced on the page right along with the illustrations. I really liked how I was introduced to everyone on the block and allowed to partake in the different activities! I cracked up when all was fine and dandy until mama’s kitchen mishap! I guess the book reminded me of the good ole days when community was everything. Everyone came together to share in good times. Another great thing about this book is, it can be used in the classroom year round! Its applications are diverse. It can be used to study poetry, foster or enhance a discussion on diversity, encourage community both in and outside the classroom, types of art, and so much more.

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