“What the snow left behind / was a red scarf / next to a wooden carrot / one blue mitten / a big snow shovel / a little snow shovel / and mud / and mud / and mud.” In forty-eight poems, a girl observes the changing seasons. Full-color illustrations done in gouache and pencil crayon.
When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All SeasonsBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781596438521 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Roaring Brook Page Count: 56 Trim Size: 7" x 10" Lexile: Level: NP Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Poetry
SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Nonfiction
Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Poetry
Goodreads Choice Awards 2016, Picture Books
NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017
Shelf Awareness 2016 Best Books of the Year, Picture Books
2016 Claudia Lewis Award
ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, All Ages
NEA’s Read Across America Educator Recomended Books 2016–2017, Grades 1–2
BCCB 2016 Blue Ribbons, Nonfiction
E. B. White Read-Aloud Award 2017 Finalist, Picture Book
2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
2016 Cybils Finalist, Poetry
Genre: Nonfic / Poetry
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