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Smith, Hope Anita
Keeping the night watch / Hope Anita Smith ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis
1st ed
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2008
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jPP.Smit465K4 2008    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL jF SMI    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- Juvenile poetry
Fathers -- Juvenile poetry
African Americans -- Juvenile poetry
Physical Description 73 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Summary A thirteen-year-old African American boy chronicles what happens to his family when his father, who temporarily left, returns home and they all must deal with their feelings of anger, hope, abandonment, and fear
Reading Program Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning MG 3.6 1
Contents We are family -- Family cooking instructions -- Pretending -- Sticks and stones -- Somebody's callin' my name -- Showdown at the O.K. Corral -- Family tales -- If you can't stand the heat ... -- Seven ways of looking at my father -- The night watchman -- Parents and teachers -- Unidentified family member (UFM) -- The jeweler -- Sign language -- A talk on the moon -- Mountain climbing -- The good stuff -- Crazy glue -- Place cards -- Man-to-man -- Maya's sonnet -- Preacher's sermon on the mount -- Tongue-tied -- Field trip -- Fences -- Lunch is a battlefield -- Row, row, row ... -- For real -- (Nick) Tuck -- Best-kept secret -- Can you hear me now? -- Zuri's ABCs -- Light at the end of the tunnel -- Blueprint -- Dance with me
Awards Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2009
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Lewis, Earl B., ill

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