Eli Remembers

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Product Details
Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.94 X 11.54 X 0.34 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780802853097

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About the Author
Marian Sneider (1934-2005), author and familytherapist, wrote professionally for the Miami Herald, Miami News, and Highlights andTurtle children's magazines. EliRemembers was inspired by events from her own family, and is her first published book for children. Marian passedaway in December 2005.
Ruth Vander Zee, teacher and author, has also writtenErika's Story, illustrated by Roberto Innocenti(Creative Editions), and Mississippi Morning, illustrated by Floyd Cooper (Eerdmans). Ruth lives inMiami, Florida.
Bill Farnsworth is the illustrator of more than fifty children's books, including Ellie's Long Walk. His work includes images for the Kaya books in the American Girl Series, and he has received numerous awards and honors, including Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, and selection for the Society of Illustrator's Original Art Show. Farnsworth's warmly lit oil paintings gracefully illuminate the Maine landscape and Sockalexis's days on the baseball diamond. Farnsworth lives with his family in Venice, Florida.
Reviews
AWARDS and RECOGNITIONSFlorida Book Awards, Bronze Medal, Children's Literature (2007)
Children's Book Council, Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People (2008)
International Reading Association-Children's Book Council Joint Committee, Children's Choices (2008)
School Library Journal
"The rich, textured oil paintings beautifully communicate the somber and serious mood of the text." Publishers Weekly
"Simple, direct language follows Eli's trajectory from puzzlement and ignorance to horrific realization and resolve."