Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

by Paul B. Janeczko

Illustrations by Melissa Sweet

First Release:

April 2014

ISBN: 9780763648428

A celebration of the seasons, from spring’s rains and shining buttercups to withered grass and winter’s wild wind and dust of snow. Full-color illustrations done in watercolor, gouache, and mixed media.

  • ISBN: 9780763648428
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Candlewick
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
    Dewey Classification: 811/.608
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.5, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.5, Points: 1
    Awards & Honors: SLJ Best Books 2014, Nonfiction; PW’s Best Books of 2014, Picture Books; Bulletin Blue Ribbon 2014, Poetry;Booklist Editors’ Choice 2014, Nonfiction, Young Readers; Booklist Lasting Connections 2014, Language Arts; ALA Notable Books for Children 2015, Younger Readers; 2015 CLA Notable Children’s Books in the English Language Arts; NCTE Notable Poetry List 2015; 2014 Cybils Awards Finalist, Poetry; Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2014, Poetry; Parents’ Choice 2014 Poetry, Gold
    Genre: Fic
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