Red, White, and Boom! (Hardcover)
It's the Fourth of July Travel across the country for a city parade, a beach picnic, and fireworks in the park in this poetic celebration of the many cultures and traditions that make America's birthday BOOM
About the Author
Lee Wardlaw has published more than two dozen award-winning books for young readers, including Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku. She lives in Santa Barbara, California.Huy Voun Lee is the author and illustrator of At the Beach, In the Snow, and 1, 2, 3, Go! She lives with her husband in New York City.
“…made to order for the summer storyhour crowd as well as quiet lapsits under a shady tree.”--School Library Journal, starred Praise for Won Ton: “Perfect pussycat poetry.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review “[A] celebration of the child-pet bond.”—Booklist, starred review “Will steal the hearts of readers young and old.”—School Library Journal, starred review Praise for At the Beach: “Lee’s mellow-hued collages feature a multicultural crowd of beach goers, while elaborate cut-outs grace the borders, echoing the fluid line of the Chinese characters. It’s a remarkably unified effort: everything works together to create a flawless picture book.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review Praise for In the Snow: “As the characters begin to build on one another, children will be able to see and appreciate the pictorial nature of Chinese writing. . . . The textured paper, vibrant winter clothing, animals in their fur and feathers, and snowflake-decorated colored borders create a lively atmosphere for this memorable lesson in Chinese writing.” —Booklist
Jake’s diary chronicles the story of him setting out on a trading ship that gets attacked by pirates. After he gets press-ganged into a pirate crew, he learns all sorts of thing about piracy. This book is chock full of true facts about pirates in the real world. Curious adventure readers ages 7-9 will love this story. - Pete