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GREEN

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In lush paintings outfitted with cleverly positioned die cuts, Seeger's latest explores the color green.In four simple quatrains, two-word lines each suggest a kind of green, introducing a scene that might show natural, domestic or built elements: "forest green / sea green / lime green / pea green." Two die-cut leaves on a tree in the forest's foreground become, with a page turn, two fish swimming ... Read full review

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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - gfurth - LibraryThing

A book about one color and the many parts of our world that include it. Cutouts in each page show the color of the next page through the cutouts combined with the artwork around the cutouts show how ever changing our world is. Read full review

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You could certainly use this beautiful book as a mentor text for young writers. Laura Vaccaro Seeger details how this book came to be and her writing thought process in this great blog post: http://forum.teachingbooks.net/?p=9802. I loved the pictures of her journal: they are between a storyboard and a seed journal. You could to use the book and this post for a mini-lesson on choosing topics (how a word can become a topic), seed journals, adjectives (writing color poems), digital writing (storyboarding/illustrations for a short text or poem), Earth Day or an environmental topic.  

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