Author: Marni Backer,Ann McGovern
Publisher: Turtle Books; ILL edition (September 16, 1999)
Category: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Size Fb2: 1407 kb
Size ePub: 1211 kb
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Ann McGovern (Author), Marni Backer (Illustrator). For readers who witness homelessness every day, the book answers questions, carrying the message that even for large problems, small efforts can make a difference.
Ann McGovern (Author), Marni Backer (Illustrator).
Ann McGovern (Goodreads Author), Marni Backer (Illustrations). This is a great book about a boy named Ben and his sister who know that a woman is living in a box near an air vent in the city during wintertime. As the book progresses, Ben and his sister start to lend the lady in the book some food and clothes to help her out. When a man at the corner store demands that the lady in the box leave, Ben's mother convinces the store manager to let her stay. Ben and his family then volunteer at a soup kitchen after their experiences with the homeless woman.
Backer uses various techniques to delineate the tone of every scene, sometimes loosely . by Ann McGovern & illustrated by Marni Backer.
Backer uses various techniques to delineate the tone of every scene, sometimes loosely sketching a detail in a thick application of oil paint, sometimes using small, dense flecks to depict snow and the frigid isolation of the conditions outdoors.
Ben and Lizzie want to help the lady who lives in a box instead of a home. They must do something! A warm-hearted story. Illustrated by Marni Backer. Christmas is coming and it’s freezing cold. A heartening note that the smallest kindnesses can make a difference. Winner of the Cuffie Award for Best treatment of a social issue.
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Ann McGovern Scheiner (née Weinberger; May 25, 1930 – August 8, 2015) was an American writer of more than 55 children's books, selling over 30 million copies
Ann McGovern Scheiner (née Weinberger; May 25, 1930 – August 8, 2015) was an American writer of more than 55 children's books, selling over 30 million copies. She may be best known for her adaptation of Stone Soup, as well as Too Much Noise, historical and travel non-fiction, and biographies of figures like Harriet Tubman and Deborah Sampson. Born in New York, New York, she enrolled in the University of New Mexico but dropped out to marry her English professor.
Current City and Hometown. Brighton, Massachusetts.