The inner city Mother Goose
As timely today as when they were first written, Eve Merriam's pithy and provocative updates of traditional Mother Goose rhymes comment on social and political issues that still exist. Her satire brings attention to the conditions of our inner cities in a form that has long been a part of our folk tradition. Full color.
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Review: The Inner City Mother GooseUser Review - Callie - Goodreads
Grade/interest level: Middle/High school (grades 6-12) Reading level: 5.5+ Genre: Poetry Main Characters: Various Setting: Various POV: Various Summary: This is a collection of 65 poems that are ... Read full review
Review: The Inner City Mother GooseUser Review - Caitlin Schwatka - Goodreads
This was definitely an enlightening read for me. It brings up many of our society's dysfunctional attributes, such as violence, racism, poverty, abuse, etc. What is sad, I realized, is that I wouldn't ... Read full review