When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons

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When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons

by Julie Fogliano

Illustrations by Julie Morstad

First Release:

May 2016

ISBN: 9781596438521

“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.

  • 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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