City Green

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.5 X 10.46 X 0.42 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780688127862

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About the Author

Dr. Schifini assists schools across the nation and around the world in developing comprehensive language and literacy programs for English learners. He has worked as an ESL teacher, reading specialist, school administrator and university professor. Through an arrangement with California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, Dr. Schifini currently serves as program consultant to two large teacher-training efforts in the area of reading for second language speakers of English. His research interests include early literacy and language development and the integration of language and content-area instruction.

Reviews

"One girl's motivation and cheery attitude buoys this picture book about urban renewal and community action. The kindly expressions of the various gardeners provide added warmth, making DiSalvo-Ryan's fictional block a nice place to visit."--Publishers Weekly
"DiSalvo-Ryan's warm text is enhanced by her soft pencil-and-watercolor illustrations depicting a diverse neighborhood drawn together by a community project."--ALA Booklist
"Genuinely warm... a pleasant, positive story of cooperation."--School Library Journal
"An optimistic tale that manages to be both encouraging yet realistic about how to do some good in your very own backyard."--Kirkus Reviews