Ethel Footman Smothers (Author). A good look, from a personal perspective at Race and Family. Good Reader for 4th graders.
Ethel Footman Smothers (Author).
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Annie Rye Footman, ten, has no use for her three older half- sisters .
Nonetheless, Smothers explores the value of strong family bonds- -and Annie Rye's reluctant but ultimately wholehearted acceptance of her new sibs-with some insight.
Published by Thriftbooks. Teen and Young Adult.
Ethel Footman Smothers is the author of Down in Piney Woods, selected as a notable children’s book by the National . Auntee Edna is her first picture book.
Ethel Footman Smothers is the author of Down in Piney Woods, selected as a notable children’s book by the National Council of Social Studies, and Moriah’s Pond, selected by the Child Study Committee of Bank Street College as one of the best children’s books of the year. Wil Clay has illustrated many picture books, including Little Eight John, which was selected as a Coretta Scott King Honor book, Tailypo!, The Real McCoy, The House in the Sky, and I am Rosa Parks. Wil Clay lives in Roanoke,Virginia
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Tucked into the piney woods of East Texas, writer/author Gay Ingram works out of this little cabin. As I'm stretch out in the recliner because it just hurts too much to move any part of my body, I wonder at the disparity between my brain and my body. None of the activities I consider attacking appear to be impossible to accomplish. Yet, in the doing, I find myself talking to this eighty-year-old body, reminding it of what moves it is telling me it is reluctant to make what's a person to do? Ignore the urging of thoughts that demand physical response or accept my body's limitations and just retire?
The South Woods Lion Man and I rocked back and forth, and, heard only by frogs, crickets, and what I pray was a large owl, I sang to him and . The mayor said, It’s not the same song, but it reminds me of ‘Down in the Valley.
The South Woods Lion Man and I rocked back and forth, and, heard only by frogs, crickets, and what I pray was a large owl, I sang to him and myself. My falsetto was nowhere near as beautiful as Mother’s soprano, but I sang anyway. Rest tired eyes a while. That’s the song my ma used to sing to me. That was the same song Mother sang to me as well, and this angel’s song did bring that to mind.
Ethel Footman Smothers; Pictures by John Holyfield FSG Books for Young Readers Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). A look at the life of migrant workers through a child's eyes.
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