Chirchir Is Singing
Chirchir just wants to make herself useful like all her other family members. But she drops Mama's water bucket, spills Kogo's tea, and sends Baba's potatoes tumbling down the hill. Isn't there something that Chirchir does best? Set in the rolling hills of rural Kenya, this is a wise and lyrical story about belonging from Kelly Cunnane, the author of the Ezra Jack Keats Award winner For You Are a Kenyan Child, accompanied by Jude Daly's beautiful folk art-style illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kwatkins89 - LibraryThing
Self-discovery is the message that Cunnane wants her readers to take from this book. I like this book because Chirchir discovered what she was good at but, the text was hard to understand. The book ... Read full review
Review: Chirchir Is SingingUser Review - Michelle - Goodreads
cute book; use in the classroom during African heritage month, use in music class to illustrate importance of song in culture; use to teach citizenship and character (Chirchir finds her role in the small community/family by trying lots of different jobs). Read full review