Berry Song (Caldecott Honor Book)

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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.2 X 12.0 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316494175

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About the Author

Michaela Goade is a Caldecott Medalist and a #1 New York Times bestselling artist. She is the illustrator of a number of award-winning and bestselling books, including We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom and I Sang You Down from the Stars by Tasha Spillett-Sumner. She grew up along Alaska's wild coast, where she picked berries with every season. She is from the Raven moiety and Kiks.ádi clan from Sitka, Alaska, where she currently lives. She invites you to visit her online at michaelagoade.com.

Reviews

* "Tapping into themes of people's connection to nature--and nature's to people--the volume crucially invites readers to recognize this intersection. An author's note contextualizes core Tlingit tenets discussed."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Goade's lush, brightly colored art vividly portrays the landscape."--Horn Book, starred review
* "A magical intergenerational story of gifts and cultural rituals shared between a grandmother and her granddaughter."
--Kirkus, starred review
* "Told in rhythm, song, and narrative, the language is rich and evocative--perfect for early ­elementary ­readers."--School Library Journal, starred review
* "The glowing pictures and supportive text encourage our stewardship of Mother Earth as Caldecott Medal winner Goade presents another important contribution to both environmental and cultural literature."
--Booklist, starred review
"Berry Song may strike young readers as not quite like any picture book they've seen before."--Shelf Awareness
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