A Child's Calendar

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Knopf, Nov 1, 1989 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A dozen poems evoke the spirit of each month, from the experiences of children's lives.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Hyman illustrates fantasy better than the everyday, in my opinion. And the verses were rather sing-songy and superficial. That said, the book is appealing and worthy. I liked the interracial blended family implied by the drawings - and the youngest boy is such a scamp! Read full review

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User Review  - kdufrene - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book because it has a poem for each month. The poems go well for what normally occurs in each month so it's nice to read to students and to have that mental grasp of what is going on ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

John Updike's novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the American Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Rosenthal Award, and the Howells Medal. He died of lung cancer in 2009, at age 75.

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