A String of Beads

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Dutton Children's Books, 1997 - Beads - 32 pages
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Deftly capturing the young narrator's voice, Margarette Reid shares the pleasure that a little girl and her grandmother find in the variety, beauty and history of the many beads in their collection. Whether made from bone, wood or glass, beads have been used throughout time as a means of decoration and self-expression. Full color.

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User Review  - SusanSherwood - LibraryThing

Summary: The starts with a girl and her grandmother making beaded jewelry. The little girl goes on to explain what kind of materials make the beads themselves, and how she and her grandmother use ... Read full review

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User Review  - MkM - LibraryThing

Genre: Realistic Fiction Genre Critique: This book is a good example of realistic fiction as it utilizes believable characters. The characters bead together and learn about the history behind beading ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Ashley Wolff is the author/illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including "Block City" by Robert Louis Stevenson, "Baby Beluga" by Raffi, the modern-classic Miss Bindergarten series by Joseph Slate, and her own celebrated "Baby Bear Sees Blue" and "Baby Bear Counts One". She lives in San Francisco and Vermont with her husband and their border collie, Tula. Visit her at AshleyWolff.com.

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