Pictures from Our Vacation

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Harper Collins, Apr 24, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Snap!

With their new cameras

Snap!

a brother and sister

Snap!

take pictures of their vacation.

But when they look at their photographs they see:

1. The back of Dad's head
2. Feet
3. A container of noodles

That's it?

Does 1 + 2 + 3 = summer vacation?

What about how it felt to swim in the lake? What about the stories their cousins told and the taste of a just-invented strawberry and whipped cream dessert?

For those memories—the memories of summer and the memories of family that mean the most—they need to look someplace else. Someplace deep inside. Someplace permanent.

 

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User Review  - Atroesch - LibraryThing

I love this summer tale of a childhood vacation not ending up to be the vacation the kids thought it would be! The pictures and text formatting in this book is wonderful and engaging! love this for a read aloud book. Read full review

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User Review  - sommerkirk - LibraryThing

This realistic fiction book is about a family who goes on vacation. Before going, the mother gives the two children disposable cameras in which they can take photos from the trip. However as the trip ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Lynne Rae Perkins was awarded the Newbery Medal for Criss Cross. She is also the author of the novel All Alone in the Universe, the award-winning companion to Criss Cross. An artist as well as a writer, Lynne Rae Perkins has published several acclaimed picture books, including The Broken Cat, Snow Music, Pictures from Our Vacation, and The Cardboard Piano. The author lives with her family in northern Michigan.

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